Although not officially recognised by FIFA, this is the selection deemed to be the first Japan national football team by the Japan Football Association. Japan was represented by the Tokyo Higher Normal School, now the University of Tsukuba, which continues to uphold a strong and proud football reputation. Only Waseda University has won more All Japan College Football championship titles to date.
Third Far Eastern Games
||Republic of China
|Japan XI: Tomita; Haga, Takei; Yoshiki, Takeuchi (C), Kumanosuke Ueyama; Watanabe, Sasaki, Okubo, Fujii, Nukata
Substitutes: Osugi, Toyosaki, Ishikawa, Yamamoto, Kageyama
Venue: Shibaura Ground, Tokyo, Japan