Japan captain Yoshida hails ‘historic victory’ over Uruguay

Soccer Football - World Cup - Round of 16 - Belgium vs Japan - Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia - July 2, 2018 Japan's Maya Yoshida celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Toru Hanai

TOKYO (Reuters) – Skipper Maya Yoshida was thrilled with Japan’s “historic” 4-3 win over Uruguay on Tuesday but said his side still have a lot of room for improvement. Inspired by the young, vibrant trio of attacking midfielders Shoya Nakajima, Takumi Minamino and Ritsu Doan, who came into the game with just nine caps between […]

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