• Kyodo News


Japan will tuneup for its title defense at this summer’s Asian Cup with games against Montenegro and Colombia in the Kirin Cup in June, the Japan Football Association said Friday.

Japan will meet Montenegro at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa in the opening game of the three-team friendly tournament on June 1 and take on Colombia four days later at Saitama Stadium 2002.

Colombia will face Montenegro in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture on June 3.

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