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5 July 2018
Despite leading Japan to the round of 16 at the World Cup, Akira Nishino's contract will not be renewed.
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1 July 2018
Romelu Lukaku is likely to be Gen Shoji's direct opponent at the World Cup, but the Japan defender knows there is far more to Belgium.
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28 June 2018
Akira Nishino threatened to undo his own good work by making six changes against Poland, but Japan somehow clung on in the World Cup.
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27 June 2018
Poland have little to play for against Japan but coach Akira Nishino says that is no reason to underestimate striker Robert Lewandowski.
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23 June 2018
After winning their opening World Cup Group H meeting, Japan are not running scared of Senegal ahead of Sunday's clash in Ekaterinburg.
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18 June 2018
After an earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka, Akira Nishino says his players have been disrupted by it.
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31 May 2018
Kento Misao, Yosuke Ideguchi and Takuma Asano are the unlucky three as Akira Nishino selects his final 23-man Japan World Cup squad.
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9 April 2018
With only two months until Russia 2018, Japan have parted company with head coach ​Vahid Halilhodzic and appointed Akira Nishino.
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