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AFC U-19 Championship: Japan beat Saudi Arabia, win title!

Japan won the AFC U-19 Championship title for the first time in the country’s history on Sunday, October 30 as Atsushi Uchiyama’s side defeated Saudi Arabia 5-3 on penalties at the Bahrain National Stadium in Manama. Koki Ogawa scored the deciding penalty in the final round of spot kicks after Abdullah …

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TAG Heuer is now Official Timekeeper of the J-League in Japan!

The renowned Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer earlier this week announced that they are the new Official Timekeeper of the Japan football league, the J-league, as a top partner. The J-League chairman, Mitsuru Murai said, “We are very excited about this new partnership with TAG Heuer who will become the …

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India U-19 team lose 0-4 to Japan U-17 boys in Goa friendly!

The The AIFF Under-19 Colts lost 0-4 against the Japan Under-17 national team in a friendly game at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao, Goa on Wednesday, June 1. Japan took the lead early in the match as they caught the Indian defence napping when a quick combination by the …

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NorthEast United FC sign Mohun Bagan playmaker Katsumi Yusa!

Indian Super League franchise NorthEast United FC have roped in Japanese playmaker Katsumi Yusa on loan from Federation Cup champions Mohun Bagan AC. Famous for his tenacity on the football pitch added with an exceptional ability to play across the front line, the Japanese veteran of Indian shores is a …

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VIDEO – I-League: TeTe a TeTe with Katsumi Yusa (Mohun Bagan)!

Katsumi Yusa (遊佐 克美 – his name in Japanese), is a footballer from Japan who plays for Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan AC in the I-League. Yusa debuted for Sanfrecce Hiroshima in a 2-2 home draw against Gamba Osaka in the 2007 J-League Division 1 on December 1. In India, Katsumi …

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