The Danone Nations Cup Japan involves 48 club teams from all over Japan, over 700 kids, in the 2017 tournament
The participation process is an open application during the month of December, followed by a draw in January.
Out of 48, 8 teams are seeded (top 8 teams of the previous edition). 40 are chosen by the draw (out of over 200 applications).
Participates in the DNC since 2001
“World Champion” in 2014
2017 national team: Kashiwa Reysol U12
2017 ranking: 13th