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Honda's debut as general manager of Cambodia ends in loss

Sep 11, 2018

Honda's debut as general manager of Cambodia ends in loss

Keisuke Honda's first match as general manager of Cambodia's national team ended in a 3-1 loss to Malaysia in an international friendly on Monday. Honda, who will continue his playing career with Australian club Melbourne Victory, communicated with the players using hand gestures in the ...

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Sep 5, 2018

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Keisuke Honda is looking forward to an "awesome" showdown with sprinter-turned-soccer player Usain Bolt in the Australian League the former Japan international said Tuesday following his first training session with Cambodia's national team. Honda told reporters in Phnom Penh — where he is serving as ...

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Aug 15, 2018

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda said Wednesday the offer to play for Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory kept him from retiring from the sport. Speaking for the first time from the headquarters of his new club, Honda said a conversation with his now-coach Kevin Muscat ...

Keisuke Honda joins Cambodia national team as general manager

Aug 12, 2018

Keisuke Honda joins Cambodia national team as general manager

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda was unveiled as the new general manager of Cambodia's national soccer team on Sunday. Speaking at a press conference in the capital Phnom Penh, Honda said he signed a two-year contract and will also serve as a coach. The 32-year-old said ...

Keisuke Honda joins Melbourne Victory in Australian League

Aug 6, 2018

Keisuke Honda joins Melbourne Victory in Australian League

Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda has signed with Melbourne Victory for the 2018-19 season, the A-League champions announced Monday. The former AC Milan player retired from international soccer after Japan's exit from the last 16 at the World Cup in Russia, having represented the nation ...

Keisuke Honda to join Melbourne in Australian League

Aug 1, 2018

Keisuke Honda to join Melbourne in Australian League

Keisuke Honda will join Australian club Melbourne Victory next season on a deal rumored to be worth 2.9 million Australian dollars (U.S. $2.15 million), multiple Australian media outlets reported Wednesday. The Victory, who play in the A-League, had targeted Honda as their marquee signing since ...

Keisuke Honda launching venture fund with Will Smith

Jul 18, 2018

Keisuke Honda launching venture fund with Will Smith

Keisuke Honda will launch a venture fund of around $100 million with Hollywood actor and rapper Will Smith this month, the athlete's management firm said Wednesday. Nomura Holdings Inc. said it will also take part in what has been called the "Dreamers Fund," which will ...