• Kyodo


Japan was drawn on Wednesday with Italy, South Africa and Uruguay in Group D for the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

At the draw in Suwon, South Korea, for the May 20-June 11 tournament, the 24 teams were split into six groups of four. Two former winners of the competition from Argentina, Diego Maradona in 1979 and Pablo Aimar in 1997, took part in the draw.

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