The schedule for next year's national soccer team has been announced, and the first warm-up match after the World Cup in Qatar will be held in Tokyo in March.

At the World Cup Qatar tournament held from last month to this month, Japan defeated Germany and Spain, who had won the World Cup in Qatar, and advanced to the first round of the first league. Finished the tournament in 1st place.

The Japan Football Association has announced the Japan national team's schedule for next year, and the first warm-up match after the Qatar tournament will be held at the National Stadium in Tokyo on March 23, and at Yodoko Sakura Stadium in Osaka on the 28th. clarified.

Their opponents have not yet been decided, but they would like to find a match against a team higher in the world rankings.

After that, in June, they will play warm-up games twice in Japan, and in November they will face the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.

Koji Sorimachi, chairman of the Japan Football Association's technical committee, commented on the plans for warm-up games in Japan in March and June, saying, "We would like to express our gratitude for the World Cup, and we would like to increase the amount of enthusiasm for everyone in Japan. I want to prepare well and face warm-up matches."

On the other hand, regarding the next manager of the Japan national team, he said, "I haven't decided yet, but I would like to be able to announce it as soon as possible."