Japan Team Squad For FIFA World Cup 2022

Japan is continuously being the part of mega event of football since 1998 and they have qualified for every world until 2018 consecutively. However, the teams’ records and figures are not very much outstanding as they have not reached the quarter-final or semis stage so far. Japan has also qualified for the upcoming edition of world cup, starting from November 20 and is looking to take the best players to Qatar. Here are the complete details about the Japan squad for FIFA World Cup 2022 and best possible starting lineup for the matches.

Japan World Cup Squad

Japan Squad For FIFA World Cup 2022

Although the records of Japan national team are not good in the mega event. But they have surprised the world with their game in the recent years. Moreover, in the world cup qualifiers, Japan played 18 matches and won 15 of them. While faced a loss in just 2 games and only 1 ended as draw. Thus, team is looking forward to make a complete squad having the best forwards and solid defenders.

The official announcements of the team squad will be on October 20. Below are the possible 23-men roster who will head towards Qatar for representing the nation.

Eiji KawashimaGoalkeeper Strasbourg
Daniel SchmidtGoalkeeper Sint-Truiden
Miki YamaneDefender Kawasaki Frontale
Shogo TaniguchiDefender Kawasaki Frontale
Ayumu SekoDefender Grasshoppers
Yuto NagatomoDefender FC Tokyo
Hiroki SakaiDefender Urawa Red Diamonds
Yuta NakayamaDefender Huddersfield Town
Maya YoshidaDefender Schalke 04
Wataru EndoMid-Fielder VfB Stuttgart
Gaku ShibasakiMid-Fielder Leganés
Genki HaraguchiMid-Fielder Union Berlin
Takumi MinaminoMid-Fielder Monaco
Takefusa KuboMid-Fielder Real Sociedad
Hidemasa MoritaMid-Fielder Sporting CP
Junya ItoMid-Fielder Reims
Ao TanakaMid-Fielder Fortuna Düsseldorf
Kaoru MitomaMid-Fielder Brighton & Hove Albion
Ritsu DōanMid-Fielder SC Freiburg
Kyogo FuruhashiForward Celtic
Daizen MaedaForward Celtic
Ayase UedaForward Cercle Brugge
Shuto MachinoForward Shonan Bellmare

National Team Coach – Hajime Moriyasu

Under the coaching and management of former Japanese mid-fielder Hajime Moriyasu, Japan emerged as a new team with all the capabilities and potential to beat any team. The team has played exceptionally well in his era and he is hopeful to continue the winning momentum in the main round of mega event to achieve the world cup glory.

Possible Starting Lineup For Tunisia

The skipper Maya Yoshida along with Yuto Nagatomo will hold the mid-field position as they have the extraordinary ability to defend and attack at the same time. Moreover, the dangerous duo of Kyogo Furuhashi and Daizen Maeda are available as forwards to ignite the forward position as both are also the part of Celtic FC.

Japan World Cup 2022 Schedule

23 NovemberJapan vs Germany
27 NovemberJapan vs Costa Rica
02 DecemberJapan vs Spain

All these are the details about the Japan squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the best possible starting lineup. World cup live stream details are also available. If there is any change in the details, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!

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