Yoshida named in Japan squad

By SFC Media time Thu 29 Sep Maya Yoshida

Saints defender Maya Yoshida has been called up by Japan for two upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

 Samurai Blue host Iraq at the Saitama Stadium on Thursday 6th October, before facing Australia at the Docklands Stadium on Tuesday 11th October.

Japan are in Group B of the Asia qualifying section and currently sit 3rd after a 2-1 defeat to UAE was followed up by a 2-0 success against Thailand earlier this month.

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