The history of Japan’s participation in the World Cup is even earlier than the start of the J League in 1995!
In order to be able to appear on the scene of 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Japanese National Soccer Team players have been made an effort to grow up. In June, they will participate in the CONMEBOL Copa America Brasil 2019 which will be held by South America Football Federation.
In order to continue to focus on the Japanese National Soccer Team, we have summarized the Japan's sad and blessed experience of participation in World Cup for you, and you can click to view related introductory articles.
Perhaps you have heard of two games that the Japanese called "The Doha Tragedy" and "Johor Baharu's Joy".
These two games are important events around the Japan's first participation in the World Cup, so they are still frequently mentioned.
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ① (1993-1998)
We believe many people still remember the "2002 FIFA World Cup" jointly held by Japan and South Korea in 2002. And it is also a memorable World Cup for which Japan got its first win in such big game. So let's cherish the memory of the history of Japan's participation in World Cup from the 1990s to the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup.
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ② （2002）
The Japanese National Soccer Team which participated in the 2006 Germany World Cup was highly anticipated because the "Japanese Golden Generation" that took Nakata Hidetoshi as the core began to come onto the historical stage, so let's take a look at their powerful attacks in this World Cup.
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ③（2006）
After the end of the "Japanese Golden Generation", the biggest topic in Japan was the change of coach of Japanese National Soccer Team. After the replacement of the head coach, the performance of the Japanese Team was greatly exceeded the imagination and expectations of Japanese people! We were breathless with anxiety for their last game in this World Cup!
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup④ ～from Osim to Okada～（２００６〜２００８）
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ⑤ ２００８～２０１０ (latter part)
On the road to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Japanese National Soccer Team made a lot of great achievements in the competition with world strong teams,and repeatedly brought shocks to the people of the world. Let's take a look at the history of the four-year Japanese National Soccer Team that can be said to be surging!
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ⑥ 2010~2012 (Part one)
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ⑦ 2012~2014 (Part two)
The Japanese National Soccer Team, which aimed at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, undergo great hardships such as the defeat of the first game of the qualifiers and the release of head coach before the competition,, but finally they successfully passed the qualifiers. In this World Cup, the tenacious performance of the Japanese Team brought a big impact to the people of the world!
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ⑧ 2014~2015（Part I：Start of Aguirre Japan）
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup⑨ 2015~2018 (Part II: Start of Halilhodzic Japan)
History of Japan's Participation in World Cup⑩ 2018（PartIII：End of Nishino Japan）
Above we have reviewed the history of Japan's participation in World Cup for six times.
We want to know whether there is an unforgettable game that impresses you?
Let us continue to support the growing Japanese National Soccer Team that aims at the 2022 Qatar World Cup!
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