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Eiji Kawashima finalizes one-year deal with Strasbourg

Aug 30, 2018

Eiji Kawashima finalizes one-year deal with Strasbourg

Veteran goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima signed a one-year deal with Strasbourg, the French first-division club said Wednesday. The 35-year-old had been searching for a new club since the recent expiration of his two-year contract with Metz, who were relegated last season to the French second ...

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

/ Jun 21, 2018

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

by Sean Miyaguchi

For veterans of Japan's 2014 World Cup campaign, avenging a painful loss at that tournament to Colombia was cause for only momentary celebration, goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima said Wednesday. In the buildup to the rematch between the two sides in Saransk on Tuesday, the 35-year-old custodian ...

PSG overwhelms Kawashima, Metz

Sep 9, 2017

PSG overwhelms Kawashima, Metz

Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima had a busy day picking the ball out of the net Friday as 10-man club Metz fell 5-1 at home to Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1. Edinson Cavani scored twice while Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Lucas Moura also got on the ...

Japan squad named for World Cup qualifiers

Mar 17, 2016

Japan squad named for World Cup qualifiers

ADO Den Haag striker Mike Havenaar returned to the national team fold and two-time World Cup goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima won a recall as Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Thursday named his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers at home to Afghanistan and Syria. Yu ...