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National Training Centre Women U-15

icon_pdfNational training centre Women U-15 2013 event overview


With the purposes of Japan football's strengthening and development
1. Scouting and nurturing of talented players
2. Interchanges between players, licensed coaches of the whole country
3. Raising the level of the players and of the licensed coaches
4. Enhancement and development of the training centres will be attempted.

Host organisation

Japan Football Association


adidas Japan K.K.
Ajinomoto Co., Inc.


Japan Football Association Technical Committee /Women's Committee
Members of the Technical Committee /Members of the Women's Committee / National coaching staffs / National training centre's coaches /
Regional training centre's Women U-15 Coaching staff.


From Friday, 13th December to Monday 16th December  (3 nights and 4 days)

Players' entry qualification

1. Women players registered in the Japan Football Association(there is no limitation on the type of the belonging team)
2. As a general rule, players born between 1st January 1998 and 1st April 2001
3. Players who daily train at the training centre Players who daily train at the training centre

Selection criteria

1. Players that may become representatives of Nadeshiko Japan (Japan Women's National team )are selected considering players' potential power, future prospects, personality etc. The selection is supported by National training centre's coaches in charge of each region, but the final decision is made by regional supervisors. Therefore, the regional supervisor, should select the region's best players considering not only the results of one trial, but also the players' daily activities.

Number of participants

The number of participants from each region and from "JFA Academy Fukushima" should be as follows. U-15 are players born later than 1st January 1998 and U-14 are players born later than 1st January 1999, but it is not a problem if there are many players below that age.
The position does not matter, but the number of goal-keepers, as a general rule, should be 2.
Moreover, players recommended by National training centre's coaches may be added.

  East Japan West Japan  
Tohoku Kanto Hokushinetsu Tokai Hokkaido Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu Academy Total
U-15 4 6 4 5 4 5 4 4 5 7 48
U-14 10 16 10 13 10 13 10 10 13 11 116
  14 22 14 18 14 18 14 14 18 18 164

※Academy Fukushima will determine the number of participants of East and West Japan taking into account players' age, level and number of goal-keepers.

2013 National training centre Women U-15 is a
project carried out receiving sports promotion lottery's grant.
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