• Kyodo News


Japan is set to face off with Serbia, South Korea, England and Cote d’Ivoire as warmup matches for the World Cup finals in June, the Japan Football Association said Monday.

Japan will first take on Serbia on April 7 at Osaka’s Nagai Stadium, which will be the last selection game for manager Takeshi Okada to decide on his 23 members for the final World Cup team.

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