Japan has since 1998 been a regular participant in the World Cup. It took two times in the second round. In qualifying it was Lord and master. In a group with Australia knew in the end first. As a result, Japan will play in Pool C against Greece, Colombia and Côte d’Ivoire.The first game in Japan in the 2014 World Cup will take place on 14-06-2014 in Brazil.
Japan, which for the first time participated in the 1998 World Cup, has participated for the fifth time in a row in WORLD CUP. During the 2002 and 2010 that reached the second round. This is the highest result of Japan in a World Cup. Japan played their first match on 1917-09-05 against China. China won the match 0-5 with flying colors. Japan achieved its biggest victory ever on 27-09-1967 against the Republic of the Philippines. You can tell that this was a revenge for the biggest defeat ever. Namely, Japan suffered its biggest defeat ever at home against the Republic of the Philippines, with a whopping 2-15. Star players of Japan’s Keisuke Honda.
The road to Brasil 2014
Japan experienced during qualifiers for the WORLD CUP Brazil 2104 in any problems. The only real competitor to Japan, Australia, showed at an early stage, there are many points against the weaker teams. This allowed Japan, who was in a group with Iraq, Oman, Jordan and Australia, one of the first countries to qualify for the final round of the World Cup in Brazil.
Below is the complete schedule and results from Group C where Colombia, Greece, Japan and Ivory Coast competing against each other for a place in the quarter-finals.
World Cup statistics
Here are the statistics for all games that Japan has played in a World Cup.
World Cup participation stats
Here are the statistics for all WORLD CUP deelnamese in Japan.
Head to Head World Cup
Here are the statistics for all opponents in Group C, where Japan has ever played in a World Cup.
Head to Head all matches
Here are the statistics for all opponents in Group C, where Japan has ever played against.