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Football: Japan's Yoshida blasts Asian Cup 'stupidity' before final

Football: Japan's Yoshida blasts Asian Cup 'stupidity' before final

31/1/2019 2:32:00 PM

Football: Japan's Yoshida blasts Asian Cup 'stupidity' before final

Japan captain Maya Yoshida has warned that problems on and off the pitch are embarrassing the Asian Cup as the Blue Samurai prepare to face Qatar ...

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No sign of inexperienced Japan throwing off the shacklesJapan have hardly set the tournament alight on their run to the Asian Cup semi-finals, and it looks unlikely coach Hajime Moriyasu is going to ...

Let’s finish the job we came to do: YoshidaJapan captain Maya Yoshida sounded the battle cry after the Samurai Blue tore Iran to shreds to reach the Asian Cup final. After celebrating Monday's 3-0 victory over the tournament favourites in Al-Ain, Yoshida called for the Japanese to complete the job against Qatar as...

Qatar through to meet Japan in finalAn ecstatic Boualem Khoukhi after scoring for Qatar in the 22nd minute of their 4-0 win over the UAE in the Asian Cup semi-final yesterday. Their other goals came from Ali Almoez (37th), Hasan Al Haydos (81st) and Hamid Ismail (90th+4). Qatar will meet Japan in Friday's final.

Football: Call in Iran for players to be punished over Japan meleeTEHRAN: A prominent Iranian politician on Tuesday (Jan 29) called for players in the country's national football team to be punished for clashing ...

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