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Football Nations
January 25, 2021

Football Nations

Don t take anything for granted, just keep pushing. Those are the words of QB Nick Shafnisky , told to The Whitehall-Coplay Press all the way back in 2013, about his preparation as a high school athlete. And they seem to summarize the Whitehall, PA native perfectly, then as now. Dubbed the Male Athlete of the Year by that publication, the article goes on…

World Cup Qualifying Asia
January 11, 2021

World Cup Qualifying Asia

The country has been ravaged by a five-year civil war, but its footballers are doing their best to inspire hope. The Qasioun Eagles kickstarted their bid to qualify for the World Cup for the first time with a surprise victory away to China on Thursday. Mahmoud Al-Mawas second-half goal secured a 1-0 victory in Xi an - Syria s first win of round three in Asian…

WC Qualifiers Table
December 28, 2020

WC Qualifiers Table

As the International Cricket Council (ICC) again gears up to organise a major cricketing tournament, the first global event of the year comes in the form of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017, which is all set to get underway in Colombo, Sri Lanka from Tuesday. 10 teams in the form of India, Ireland, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, Thailand…

Honda footballer
December 21, 2020

Honda footballer

Keisuke Honda has only seen 19 minutes of action for AC Milan this season. With that individual entry on the bucket list ticked, the 30 year-old may reflect that had his timing, so good on the pitch, been a little better off it then Milan could have been magical in many more ways. It is not just the time spent on the bench so far this Serie A season - all but…

Football Japan
December 7, 2020

Football Japan

Many individuals in Japanese football circles have long known there are key issues that need to be addressed, but didn’t have a place where they could have open dialogue about the problems. They have one now. Last Saturday, the first-ever “football conference” was held, bringing together around 100 people, including top coaches, league officials and others who…

Japan Football National Team
November 23, 2020

Japan Football National Team

The Japan Under-21 team has come to life since the appointment of coach Takashi Sekizuka in September 2010. For the former Kawasaki Frontale manager – who has a wealth of experience in the J. League and the AFC Champions League – this is his first work with a national team. He also has a role as assistant to Japan senior team boss Alberto Zaccheroni. With the…

Japan Football Speed and agility training Program
November 16, 2020

Japan Football Speed and agility training Program

To succeed in basketball, you need power, explosiveness and strength. But all these mean little without speed. You need more than just straight-line speed, though—basketball is played at all angles, and your speed should be developed with that in mind. One of the biggest mistakes athletes and coaches make is thinking that speed and conditioning work are one and…

AFC Championship Schedule
November 9, 2020

AFC Championship Schedule

The AFC and NFC conference championship games are set, but the point spreads for Steelers-Patriots and Packers-Falcons were expected to fluctuate all week leading up to championship Sunday. While New England and Atlanta are the respective favorites for the conference title games, the trend for the 2016-17 NFL playoffs might have shifted to the underdogs during…

Oldest professional Footballers
November 2, 2020

Oldest professional Footballers

Many footballers retire before 40, and although some goalkeepers keep past that age, it is rare to see a footballer still playing at 50. That is exactly what Japanese footballer, Kazuyoshi Miura, has done by running out for J-League second division club Yokohama at 50 years and seven days, to beat a record held by the late England international, Stanley Matthews…

Japan National Team Jersey
October 19, 2020

Japan National Team Jersey

Japan wore a very eye-catching and very 1990’s soccer jersey for their FIFA World Cup debut in 1998. While the team flamed out in France (losing all 3 group stage matches), their jerseys stole the show with fans still pointing to the edition as one of the best. And to celebrate the last 20 years of the Samurai Blue, adidas unveiled the 2017 home jersey that was…

Football Champions League Schedule
October 5, 2020

Football Champions League Schedule

There is, however, a precedent for a major football match being staged indoors as England played Argentina at the 2002 World Cup in Japan at the Sapporo Dome. I think most footballers prefer natural conditions, but it is an interesting one,said the Football Association of Wales Alan Hamer, the local organising committee s project director. It is UEFA s decision…

Champions League History
August 17, 2020

Champions League History

Five-times European Champions Barcelona re-wrote the Champions League history books on Wednesday night when they became the first team to overturn a four-goal, first leg deficit in the last 16 stage to reach the quarter-finals. Paris Saint Germain won the first leg 4-0 two weeks ago in the French capital but in a thrilling encounter at the Camp Nou, Barca turned…

Asian Cup qualification
July 27, 2020

Asian Cup qualification

SINGAPORE: Singapore s national football team were drawn alongside Bahrain, Turkmenistan and Chinese Taipei in Group E of the 2019 Asian Cup final qualification round on Monday (Jan 23). The Lions, who are ranked 165 in FIFA s latest world rankings, will have to finish at least second in the group to qualify for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Their opponents are all…

Japan International Team
June 15, 2020

Japan International Team

The U.S. Under-17 National Team played close to flawless football in defeating Team Japan, 44-7, Monday night at International Bowl V at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The U.S. scored 35 unanswered points in the first two quarters and held Team Japan’s offense in check throughout the night. The U.S. employed a well-balanced attack led by a pair of…

Japan National Football Team Players
May 11, 2020

Japan National Football Team Players

During the 13th to 30th October 2016, AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 was held in Bahrain and U-19 Japan National Football Team has perticipated in it. This Tourment acted as AFC final qualifiers for FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2017. The Japanease team passed group stage in top and won the quarter-final. As a result, it was entitled to book a place in FIFA U-20…

Japanese Football Federation
February 10, 2020

Japanese Football Federation

South Asia – Japan U16 Football Tournament is organized by the Japan Football Association (JFA) along with the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) for the first time in the island. The four countries to tale part in the tournament are Nepal, Bhutan, Japan and Sri Lanka. JFA initiated this program and proposed FFSL to conduct this program in Sri Lanka under…

Japanese Football Association
February 3, 2020

Japanese Football Association

While thinking about my future plans, I considered how my knowledge of football would enable me to contribute my own experience to promising young players. I also hope to convey my thoughts on football to them since retiring as a professional football player last year. What I felt after experiencing both the Japanese and Thailand Leagues is that Japanese one…

Japan Soccer Logo
January 6, 2020

Japan Soccer Logo

LONDON – Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. is paying €220 million ($235.4 million) to emblazon its logo on the FC Barcelona soccer team’s jerseys for four years, in one of the biggest sponsorship deals in the sport. Rakuten, which has been trying to raise its profile outside Japan after billions of dollars worth of investments in U.S. and other internet…

Champions League Second round Dates
December 16, 2019

Champions League Second round Dates

Celtic will play either Northern Ireland’s Linfield or La Fiorita of San Marino in the second qualifying round of the Champions League. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters • Second qualifying round draw throws up potentially problematic fixture • Celtic could play in Belfast on 12 July – a key date in the marching calendar Celtic, who reached the group stages…

Japan All
December 9, 2019

Japan All

With all meals, transport, and luggage handling included there s nothing for you to do on All-In Japan but sit back and enjoy the ride. Covering Japan s classic destinations with a few unusual twists, this trip is full of cultural experiences to give you a stress-free introduction to Japan. Read more > Sometimes, a holiday should just be a holiday: a chance…

Stanford Harbaugh
November 18, 2019

Stanford Harbaugh

Harbaugh, a former N.F.L. quarterback, made it clear that even as he was wooed by college programs, he wanted to jump to the N.F.L. Photo While leading Stanford to a 12-1 record, Jim Harbaugh was linked to jobs at his alma mater, Michigan, and in the N.F.L. with Miami and Denver. Credit John G. Mabanglo/European Pressphoto Agency “I view it as the perfect opportunity…

Japan National Football Stadium
October 14, 2019

Japan National Football Stadium

News: UK firm Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected to design the new national stadium for Japan. The new 80, -seat stadium will replace the existing Kasumigaoka National Stadium in Tokyo and could become the main sporting venue for the 2020 Olympic Games if Japan is successful in its bid to host the event. The arena is also earmarked to host the 2019 Rugby…

Blue Football Teams
October 7, 2019

Blue Football Teams

| Chronicle File Photo Duke football has earned a Public Recognition Award all 12 years the honor has existed. A recent run of success with three ACC championships this spring for the Blue Devils has coincided with continued excellence in the classroom. The NCAA honored 12 of Duke s 26 varsity teams—including football and men s basketball—with Public Recognition…

Asian Futsal Cup
September 23, 2019

Asian Futsal Cup

The 2016 AFC Futsal Championship culminated in yet another victory for Iran, who beat host nation Uzbekistan in the final. Yet while the winners were not unexpected, this was a tournament full of upsets, typified by the disappointing performance of defending champions Japan, who lost in the quarter-finals and failed to secure a place at the FIFA Futsal World…

Champions League Competition
September 16, 2019

Champions League Competition

Following this week’s matches we now know which teams have reached the UEFA Champions League Final Quarter-Final stage. To coincide with today’s draw we have launched our Spot the Ball competition; click here enter and you could win two tickets to the UEFA Champions League Final Cardiff 2017*. You will be able to watch the two best teams in Europe battle it out…

Football on which Channel
July 2, 2019

Football on which Channel

[ for 8 p.m. Sept. 16 on ABC). The ACC also said Wednesday that Miami’s Friday, Sept. 29 game at Duke will be a 7 p.m. kickoff, and the Hurricanes’ Thursday, Oct. 12 home game against Georgia Tech is an 8 p.m. start. Both of those games will be shown on ESPN. The ACC title game, which Miami hopes to play in for the first time since joining the league in 2004…

Japan Football Games
June 25, 2019

Japan Football Games

Princeton will face the Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters. (@PUTigerFootball) Maybe your college football team is doing something pretty cool for its spring game this year. Sorry, it s not as cool as what Princeton is doing. The Tigers announced this week that their 2015 spring game will take place March 21 at Kincho Stadium in Osaka, Japan, against the Kwansei…

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