Japan Men’s Soccer Team are representing the Japan team in the Rio 2016. This is the fourth appearance for the Japan Football team in Olympic games as they first played in 1996 olympics and their best performance in the olympics game in 2012 london olympics as they finish on fourth place.
Men’s Japan Football team at 2016 Summer olympics are included in the Group B Thus in the group stage team have to played against Sweden, Colombia and Nigeria team. Japan soccer team started the brazil Olympic game campaign on 4th august against Nigeria.
Japan Head Coach Makoto Teguramori has been revealed their 18 players for 2016 brazil olympic games. Check out below the Men’s Football team squad of Japan for Rio olympics.
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|#||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Masatoshi Kushibiki||29 January 1993||Kashima Antlers|
|2||DF||Sei Muroya||5 April 1994||F.C. Tokyo|
|3||MF||Wataru Endo||9 February 1993||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|4||DF||Hiroki Fujiharu*||28 November 1988||Gamba Osaka|
|5||DF||Naomichi Ueda||24 October 1994||Kashima Antlers|
|6||DF||Tsukasa Shiotani*||5 December 1988||Sanfrecce Hiroshima|
|7||MF||Riki Harakawa||13 August 1993||Kawasaki Frontale|
|8||MF||Ryota Oshima||23 January 1993||Kawasaki Frontale|
|9||MF||Shinya Yajima||18 January 1994||Fagiano Okayama FC|
|10||MF||Shoya Nakajima||23 August 1994||F.C. Tokyo|
|11||FW||Yuya Kubo||24 December 1993||BSC Young Boys|
|12||GK||Kosuke Nakamura||27 February 1995||Kashiwa Reysol|
|13||FW||Shinzo Koroki*||31 July 1986||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|14||MF||Yosuke Ideguchi||23 August 1996||Gamba Osaka|
|15||DF||Masashi Kamekawa||28 May 1993||Avispa Fukuoka|
|16||FW||Takuma Asano||10 November 1994||Arsenal|
|17||DF||Takuya Iwanami||18 June 1994||Vissel Kobe|
|18||MF||Takumi Minamino||16 January 1995||Red Bull Salzburg|