Okazaki cautions Japan against complacency

/ Sep 3, 2017

Okazaki cautions Japan against complacency

Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki on Saturday warned Japan not to take its foot off the pedal when it faces Saudi Arabia away in its final qualifier for the 2018 World Cup finals. With Vahid Halilhodzic's men having already secured qualification for Russia after their ...

Honda hoping to be World Cup hero against Australia again

/ Aug 28, 2017

Honda hoping to be World Cup hero against Australia again

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda is hoping he gets the chance to produce more heroics against Australia when the Samurai Blue take on the Socceroos in Thursday's crucial World Cup qualifier at Saitama Stadium. The 31-year-old Honda secured Japan's berth at the 2014 World Cup finals ...

Halilhodzic names 27-man squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Aug 24, 2017

Halilhodzic names 27-man squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Keisuke Honda is among 27 players named to Japan's squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers against Australia and Saudi Arabia. Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic will be counting on the experience of the veteran midfielder who scored in his debut for Mexican club Pachuca on Tuesday. Other ...

Honda scores in debut for Mexico's Pachuca

Aug 23, 2017

Honda scores in debut for Mexico's Pachuca

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda made an immediate impression in Pachuca colors as he came off the bench to score a goal on his Liga MX debut in a 4-1 win over Veracruz on Tuesday. Honda came on 12 minutes after the break, welcomed by cheers ...

Honda hopes to make mark in Mexico with Pachuca

Jul 19, 2017

Honda hopes to make mark in Mexico with Pachuca

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda said he hopes to be a useful addition at his new club Pachuca, in the Mexican League, after he was unveiled as a member of the squad on Tuesday. "I am happy to be a member of the team and hope ...

Honda captains Milan in final game

May 29, 2017

Honda captains Milan in final game

Keisuke Honda made his final appearance for AC Milan on Sunday, making only his second start of the Serie A season in a 2-1 defeat at Cagliari. Honda, who took to Twitter last week to announce his departure from the San Siro after 3½ years, ...