JFA announces 2021 Japan eNational Team
09 March 2021
On Tuesday 9 March, JFA announced the 2021 Japan eNational Team. Three players fulfilling the requirements set by JFA and rank highest among Japanese players in the “FIFA21 Global Series Official Ranking” East Asia/PlayStation division, Jay (SCARZ), Web Nasri (Kashima Antlers), and Agu (Blue United eFC) were named to represent the 2021 Japan eNational Team.
The Japan eNational Team will compete in the “FIFAe Nations Online Qualifiers,” which is the Asian qualifier for “FIFAe Nations Cup 2021” hosted by FIFA. Future schedule of the Japan eNational Team will be announced in due course.
Also, on Wednesday 10 March, the “Japan eNational Team Training Match” was streamed on JFA’s official YouTube channel, where former member of the Japan National Team Mr. NANAMI Hiroshi attended the online event as a guest.
Japan eNational Team
Real Name: TANOIRI Jun
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Weekend League 30-0, Top 16 finish at eChampions League International Championship
Weekend League 30-0, Winner of eJ.League Online Challenge Cup
Weekend League 30-0, Winner of East Asia qualifier1, eJ.League Club Champion Cup, and eJ.League FUT Champion Cup winners
Nickname: Web Nasri
Real Name: AOKI Taichi
Place of Birth: Kanagawa
Team: Kashima Antlers
Winner of SONY Continental Cup Japan Qualifier, Top 8 finish at Main event, Runner-up of Licensed Qualifier Event (International championship)
Top 16 finish at FUT Champions Cup #3 (International championship)
Runner-up of eJ.League Club Champion Cup, 3rd Place at FIFAe Club World Cup Zone2 (Asia) Final
Real Name: NAKASHIMA Sho
Place of Birth: Kumamoto
Team: Blue United eFC
Top 16 finish at PS4 FIFA 19 JAPAN Tournament and eJ.League SAMSUNG SSD CUP
Top 8 finish at FIFA 20 (PS4) Global Series Tournament Japan, Participated in FIFA e Club World Cup 2020, Winner of FUT Champions Cup Stage V Asian Qualifier PS4 division and EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Summer Cup Series Asia
Winner of FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 Zone 2
Wed. 10 March 18:00 “Japan eNational Team Training Match”
Player: Japan eNational Team (Jay, Web Nasri, Agu)
Commentator: HASOME Takahide, Guest: NANAMI Hiroshi
Steam: JFA Official YouTube Chanel “JFATV”
*The event was recorded on Tuesday 9 March
Late March “FIFAe Nations Online Qualifiers” (Online)
Early April “FIFAe Nations Online Play-offs” (Online)
Mid May “FIFAe Nations Cup 2021” (Location TBC)
*Details each schedule will be announced as soon as they are announced by FIFA.
*Please be aware that the schedule is subject to change depending on the situation surrounding COVID-19.
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