April 2, 2016
Chairperson Kitazawa (the back row center)
with the members
The Japan Disability Soccer Federation was formed on April 1, and had interview at the JFA (Japan Football Association) House in Tokyo.
The new national disability federation consists of seven groups such as Japan Amputee Football Association, Japan Cerebral Palsy Football Association, Japan Deaf Football Association, etc.
Kitazawa Tsuyoshi, a former pro soccer player, was chosen as the first Chairperson.
The policy of the Federation is to promote awareness of each member association in cooperation with Japan Football Association.