OSAKA — Osaka Gov. Fusae Ohta conferred certificates of achievement on four Japanese soccer players Tuesday for their role in this year’s World Cup finals.

The four are Junichi Inamoto, 22, and Tsuneyasu Miyamoto, 25, who hail from Osaka Prefecture; and veteran midfielder Hiroaki Morishima, 30, and striker Akinori Nishizawa, 26, both of whom play for J. League second-division team Cerezo Osaka.

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