AFC announces group stage selection for Asian Qualifiers Today Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announces group stage selection of Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Top 2 countries in each group will get the ticket to WC. 3rd in each group will go to Play-off. Japan belongs to Group B. The rival countries areContinue reading “Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”
What is the route to become a professional football player in Japan? As I told in the article After-school club activities culture in Japan, Japan has its unique football culture. Then there are 3 main route to become a professional football player in japan. How many people are professional football player in Japan? When weContinue reading “What is the route to become a professional football player in Japan?”
Lower squad value in Japanese club in transfer market Why Japanese club isn’t profitable in transfer market? The main reason is that European clubs don’t think J League is as high level as European Leagues. When you see the total squad value in J1 League, you can find the big difference. The total squad valueContinue reading “Why Japanese club isn’t profitable in transfer market?”
J League has a certain limitation for foreign players. What is the most necessary thing to J League is to become open to the world.
When we look back the history of Japan Football, we can understand Japan Football has grown step by step. Japan has unique culture in sports industry. Football is influenced by this culture strongly, so that’s why the history and walk was different from European football culture. Japan is now standing the turning point where they should go forward in the future. Japan economy is stagnated in several decades. Japan Football will change from now on.
What is After-school club activities culture? This is really unique system. Japanese school from elementary school to university has after-school club activities culture. Students belong to this activity and spend their time with club members. The activity has various kinds. Some are sports and some are cultural. Japanese school included sportive and cultural education andContinue reading “After-school club activities culture in Japan”