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Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic insists there will be no room for sentiment when the Samurai Blue take on Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final of the four-nation Kirin Cup on Tuesday night.

The 63-year-old Halilhodzic, who holds Bosnian and French nationality, rejected the offer of taking the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team coach’s job before he was appointed as Japan boss in March 2015.

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