• Kyodo News


The J. League will work to make Japan’s trip to the Copa America in Argentina happen as long as the bulk of Alberto Zaccheroni’s team is made up of Europe-based players.

J. League chairman Kazumi Ohigashi said on Monday night that he, as well as the 38 J1 and J2 clubs, would still need to hear the details of the Japan Football Association’s proposal for the July 1-24 South American continental championship, but is prepared to cooperate if the plan is feasible.

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