List of Japan women's national football team players

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The List of Japan women's national football team players is evolving. The history of the team is created by its players.

Japan women's national football team, also known as Nadeshiko Japan (なでしこジャパン), is a Japanese women's association football team. The team represents Japan in international competition.[1]

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The national football team includes players who may not have the opportunity to play in an international match.[2] This list includes those who did take part in a game.

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  1. Hongo, Jun, "Nadeshiko Japan eyes London Olympic gold", Japan Times, 24 January 2012, p. 3.
  2. For example, there were four alternates or "backup squad" players on the 2012 team at the Olympics — Saori Ariyoshi, Megumi Kamionobe, Ami Otaki and Erina Yamane. They went to London, but none has an opportunity to play.
  3. Womens Soccer United.com, "Japan’s Women’s national coach Norio Sasaki names his squad for the London Olympics"; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 London2012.com, Japan Team Roster; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  5. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), Hiromi Isozaki-Ikeda; retrieved 2012-8-29.
  6. FIFA.com, Megumi Kamionobe; retrieved 2012-8-15.
  7. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), Yumi Obe; retrieved 2012-8-28.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Brazil make shock exit from women's football event after losing to Japan 2-0," The Telegraph (UK). August 3, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-3.
  9. "Japan reaches women’s football final after holding on to beat France 2-1," Washington Post' (US), August 6, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-6.

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