• Kyodo


Japan will face 2005 runnerup Nigeria, Scotland, and Costa Rica at this year’s Under-20 World Cup in Canada following the draw in Toronto on Saturday.

Japan opens its campaign against Scotland on July 1 and will play Costa Rica on July 4 before wrapping up its Group F campaign three days later against Nigeria. All three of Japan’s group-stage matches will be played in Victoria.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.