• Kyodo


Japan’s Under-23s continued their preparations for their upcoming London Olympic qualifier with Syria with a 0-0 draw against Qatar in a practice match at their camp in Doha on Saturday.

Kashima Antlers duo Yuya Osako and Kazuya Yamamura both started and Cerezo Osaka’s Hiroshi Kiyotake came on as a substitute as all 21 of Takashi Sekizuka’s squad were given a run out in the match played behind closed doors in the Qatari capital.

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