Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi put in an inspired performance between the posts for Japan as the Asian champions kept their slim World Cup hopes alive with a 0-0 draw with Croatia in Nuremberg on Sunday.
Sun, 18 Jun, 2006
Japan coach Zico continues to sweat over the fitness of right wing-back Akira Kaji as the clock ticks down to his side’s World Cup opener against Australia.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2006
JAPAN winger Akira Kaji is facing a race to be fit for their World Cup opener against Australia on June 12.
Tue, 06 Jun, 2006
Japan 2 Brazil 2
Wed, 22 Jun, 2005
WORLD champions Brazil easily saw off the challenge of European champions Greece 3-0 in group B of the Confederations Cup last night.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2005
JAPAN booked their place at a third consecutive World Cup finals as goals from Atsushi Yanagisawa and Masashi Oguro gave the Asian champions a 2-0 win over North Korea in Group B of Asia’s World Cup qualifying tournament in Bangkok.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
Japan became the first country to book their place at next year’s World Cup finals, other than hosts Germany, with a 2-0 win over North Korea today.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2005
Japan set up a World Cup second-round tie with Turkey thanks to a 2-0 win over Tunisia.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2002
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger watched Junichi Inamoto spark a World Cup frenzy after Japan’s 1-0 victory over Russia.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2002
Belgium were given a real fright by World Cup co-hosts Japan before fighting back to earn a 2-2 draw in their Group H opener at Saitama Stadium.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2002
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