The Japan National Football Team, nicknamed Japanese Representatives, Nippon Daihyo,Okada Japan, and Blue Samurai, is a member of the Japan Football Association and AFC. Japan is currently participating in the 2010 World Cup competition qualifiers. Japan achieved round 2 in their 2002 appearance in the FIFA World Cup. FIFA World Cup, (known as the World Cup) is played every four years and will next be played in 2010 in South Africa, from June 11 to July 11. The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil. Current FIFA World Cup Champion is Italy. Japan won the championship in their 1992, 2000, 2004 appearances in the AFC Asian Cup. Japan’[s head coach is Takeshi Okada. Team captain is Yuji Nakazawa. Top players and goal scorers include Masami Ihara and Kunishige Kamamoto.