UAE and Japan football teams compete against each other in international soccer matches and tournaments since 1981. Since then both nations have met 19 times each other in an international football game.
Head to Head
UAE 6 : 5 Japan
First time Meetings
First ever football match between UAE and Japan took place on 08 September 1981. On that occasion Japan Won with 3-2 score in Merdeka Tournament.
Recently both team UAE and Japan meet in the Fifa World cup game on 1 September 2016 which was won by UAE with 2-1 score.
Both UAE and Japan Football Team will take on each other in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualification Game on 23 Match 2017.
|08 Sep 1981||Japan v United Arab Emirates||W||3-2||Merdeka Tournament|
|27 Jan 1988||United Arab Emirates v Japan||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|30 Jan 1988||United Arab Emirates v Japan||L||2-0||International Friendly|
|10 Dec 1988||United Arab Emirates v Japan||L||1-0||AFC Asian Cup|
|30 Oct 1992||Japan v United Arab Emirates||D||0-0||AFC Asian Cup|
|18 Apr 1993||Japan v United Arab Emirates||W||2-0||FIFA World Cup|
|07 May 1993||United Arab Emirates v Japan||D||1-1||FIFA World Cup|
|03 Oct 1994||Japan v United Arab Emirates||D||1-1||Asian Games|
|24 Jan 1995||United Arab Emirates v Japan||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|19 Sep 1997||United Arab Emirates v Japan||D||0-0||FIFA World Cup|
|26 Oct 1997||Japan v United Arab Emirates||D||1-1||FIFA World Cup|
|11 Dec 1998||United Arab Emirates v Japan||L||1-0||Asian Games|
|16 Aug 2000||Japan v United Arab Emirates||W||3-1||International Friendly|
|27 May 2005||Japan v United Arab Emirates||L||0-1||Kirin Cup|
|13 Jul 2007||United Arab Emirates v Japan||W||1-3||AFC Asian Cup|
|09 Oct 2008||Japan v United Arab Emirates||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|06 Sep 2012||Japan v United Arab Emirates||W||1-0||International Friendly|
|23 Jan 2015||Japan v United Arab Emirates||L||1-1||AFC Asian Cup|
|01 Sep 2016||Japan v United Arab Emirates||L||1-2||FIFA World Cup|