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Japan qualified for the 2010 World Cup Finals on 6th June, 2009.

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Japan in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Finals:
Japan make their 4th appearance at the World Cup Finals.

Japan's Best World Cup Performance

Reached the last sixteen on home soil at Korea-Japan 2002.

Japan World Cup Preparations

Japan prepares for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa.

Pre World Cup Friendly Matches:

Mon, 24th May: Japan vs South Korea (0:2) - Saitama, Japan.

Sun, May 30th: Japan vs England (1:2) - Graz, Austria.

Fri, 4th June: Japan vs Côte d'Ivoire (0:2) - Sion, Switzerland.

Fancourt Hotel & Country Club - Japan's World Cup Hotel.
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Hotels in George - World Cup Hotels.

Japan - 2010 World Cup Fixtures and Results

Japan Football Association
Group E

Group Stage

Monday, 14th June:

Japan vs Travel to Cameroon Cameroon
Bloemfontein (1:0)

Saturday, 19th June:

Travel to Holland Holland vs Japan
Durban (1:0)

Thursday, 24th June:

Travel to Denmark Denmark vs Japan
Rustenburg (20.30)

Second Round

Tuesday, 29th June:

Travel to Paraguay Paraguay vs Japan
Pretoria (0:0aet 5:3pens)

Knockout Stage

Japan 2010 World Cup Squad

Japan
Blue Samurai

Goalkeepers:

1 Seigo Narazaki (Nagoya Grampus)
21 Eiji Kawashima (Kawasaki Frontale)
23 Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (Jubilo Iwata)

Defenders:

3 Yuichi Komano (Jubilo Iwata)
4 Marcus Tulio Tanaka (Nagoya Grampus)
5 Yuto Nagatomo (FC Tokyo)
6 Atsuto Uchida (Kashima Antlers)
13 Daiki Iwamasa (Kashima Antlers)
15 Yasuyuki Konno (FC Tokyo)
22 Yuji Nakazawa (Yokohama F. Marinos)

Midfielders:

2 Yuki Abe (Urawa Reds)
7 Yasuhito Endo (Gamba Osaka)
8 Daisuke Matsui (Grenoble, France)
10 Shunsuke Nakamura (Yokohama F. Marinos)
14 Kengo Nakamura (Kawasaki Frontale)
17 Makoto Hasebe (Wolfsburg, Germany)
18 Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moscow, Russia)
20 Junichi Inamoto (Kawasaki Frontale)

Forwards:

9 Shinji Okazaki (Shimizu S-Pulse)
11 Keiji Tamada (Nagoya Grampus)
12 Kisho Yano (Albirex Niigata)
16 Yoshito Okubo (Vissel Kobe)
19 Takayuki Morimoto (Calcio Catania, Italy)

Manager:
Takeshi Okada (Japan)

Players to watch:
Shunsuke Nakamura and Yasuhito Endo.

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