Japan coach plays it safe in naming 23-man World Cup squad

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan coach Akira Nishino is relying heavily on veteran players with previous World Cup experience in his 23-man squad for the tournament. Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagawa and Shinji Okazaki were among almost a dozen named Thursday who ... ( read original story ...)

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