Okazaki confident of success with Leicester

Jun 29, 2015

Okazaki confident of success with Leicester

Japan forward Shinji Okazaki is convinced he can succeed in the Premier League because the sky is the limit for his game. “I don’t see a limit to what I can do yet,” the new Leicester City signing said on Monday, upon his return ...

Jun 27, 2015

Okazaki joins Leicester City

English Premier League club Leicester City on Friday announced the signing of Japan international striker Shinji Okazaki, subject to a work permit and international clearance. The 29-year-old Okazaki, who has scored 44 goals in 93 games for Japan, joins the Foxes from German Bundesliga ...

Japan strikes twice in second half against Tunisia

Mar 27, 2015

Japan strikes twice in second half against Tunisia

Shinji Okazaki and Keisuke Honda struck in the second half to give Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic a 2-0 win over Tunisia in his debut on Friday. Shinji Kagawa featured in both goals as Japan took its first step under the Bosnian, whose men will ...

Okazaki ends goal drought to earn Mainz draw

Mar 8, 2015

Okazaki ends goal drought to earn Mainz draw

Japan striker Shinji Okazaki scored his first goal in 10 matches to earn Mainz a 2-2 draw at home to Borussia Monchengladbach in the German first division on Saturday. Monchengladbach appeared to be on its way to maximum points after moving into a 2-0 ...

Report: Mainz rejects Leicester bid for Okazaki

Jan 10, 2015

Report: Mainz rejects Leicester bid for Okazaki

Mainz has turned down an offer from English Premier League club Leicester City for Japan international striker Shinji Okazaki, according to a report on Friday in the online edition of Allgemeine Zeitung. “People always say we could get €12 or €13 million if we ...

Japan struggles past Canada in friendly

Mar 24, 2013

Japan struggles past Canada in friendly

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa admitted there were lessons to be learned on Friday after Japan overcame a spirited Canada 2-1 in its last warmup before Tuesday’s crucial World Cup qualifier away to Jordan. Shinji Okazaki opened the scoring with a soft goal in ...