Overview

Team profile

Japan

Japan’s U21 team is being groomed in the hope that many of the team will develop as members of the team that goes for home gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The U21’s have not won a medal since they won silver at the 1989 Athens edition, their only medal at U21 level.

Coach

Sakai Shingo

Sakai Shingo

Shingo SAKAI has been the U21 coach since 2014, having previously enjoyed Premier League success with Sakai Blazers. 

Staff

  • Team Manager Toriba Kenji
  • Assistant coach Nagae Shoji
  • Second Assistant Coach Takekawa Tomoki
  • Doctor Shirakawa Nobuyuki
  • Physiotherapist Hamasaki Genta

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8 9 3 3.000 278 254 1.094
2
Iran
3 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7 8 4 2.000 276 250 1.104
3
Japan
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 5 6 0.833 256 238 1.075
4
Mexico
3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 157 225 0.697

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