ROME (Kyodo) Alberto Zaccheroni had no reservations about taking on the head coach’s job for the Japan national team and said the hunger in the team to improve was the reason he immediately accepted the offer, according to an interview Monday in Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera.

“I accepted it in a flash,” Zaccheroni said of the telephone offer he received from Japan Football Association technical director Hiromi Hara.

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