Japan squad named for World Cup qualifiers

Soccer 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 ...

Kawashima confident Dundee United can avoid relegation

Soccer Jan 7, 2016

Kawashima confident Dundee United can avoid relegation

Two-time World Cup goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima said Thursday he was delighted to have finally joined Dundee United and is convinced the Scottish Premier League club will beat the drop, despite tasting defeat in his debut against local rival Dundee on Saturday. "It took longer than ...

Soccer Jul 21, 2015

Forward Ono joins Belgian club Sint-Truiden

Standard Liege forward Yuji Ono is joining newly promoted Sint-Truiden in the Belgian first division, the player's official website announced Tuesday, while his former club teammate and Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima is set to train at Italian Serie B side Novara. The 22-year-old Ono joined ...