Japan beats Ivory Coast on late Naomichi Ueda header

Soccer Oct 14, 2020

Japan beats Ivory Coast on late Naomichi Ueda header

Late substitute Naomichi Ueda struck an injury-time header to clinch a 1-0 friendly win for Japan over Ivory Coast on Tuesday. After being brought on in the 89th minute, the center back for Belgian side Cercle Brugge delivered the winner two minutes later, meeting Gaku ...

Samurai Blue to play Cameroon, Ivory Coast in Netherlands

Soccer Sep 16, 2020

Samurai Blue to play Cameroon, Ivory Coast in Netherlands

Japan's men's team will play friendlies against Cameroon and Ivory Coast in the Netherlands next month, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday. The Samurai Blue will face Cameroon at Stadion Galgenwaard in Utrecht on Oct. 9 before meeting Ivory Coast at the same ground on ...

Cote d'Ivoire leader makes case for broader ties

National Jun 4, 2013

Cote d'Ivoire leader makes case for broader ties

by Jun Hongo

Pledges to assist African development show "lots of generosity" but Japan can benefit from extending assistance in a variety of fields, Cote d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara said Monday. Cote d'Ivoire "showed a 9.8 percent economic growth last year and is considered one of the 10 ...