Japan coach Zico has called up West Bromwich Albion midfielder Junichi Inamoto and Hamburg SV striker Naohiro Takahara for the upcoming Kirin Cup friendlies against Peru and the United Arab Emirates.

Feyenoord star Shinji Ono was also picked for the buildup matches in Niigata and Tokyo on May 22 and 27 for Japan’s World Cup qualifiers away to Bahrain and North Korea at the start of next month.

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