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 Japan: The 22 for France 98

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( June 3 was the deadline to submit the final roster.)

The list that Coach Takeshi Okada presents is made up up of: (first number followed by a period is the number on the shirt that will be worn by the player, last number is the date of birth)

Goalkeepers:1. Nobuyuki Kojima (Bellmare Hiratsuka), born 17.01.1966;  20. Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (Yokohama Marinos), born 15.08.1975;  21. Seigo Narazaki (Yokohama Flugels), born 15.04.1976

 

Takeshi Okada

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Defenders: 4. Masami Ihara (Yokohama Marinos), born 18.09.1967; 5. Norio Omura (Yokohama Marinos), born 06.09.1969; 17. Yutaka Akita (Kashima Antlers), born 06.08.1970; 3. Naoki Soma (Kashima Antlers), born 19.07.1971; 2. Akira Narahashi (Kashima Antlers), born 26.11.1971; 16. Toshihide Saito (Shimizu S-Pulse), born 20.04.1973; 19. Eisuke Nakanishi (JEF United Ichihara), born 23.06.1973.

Midfield: 6. Motohiro Yamaguchi (Yokohama Flugels), born 29.01.1969; 15. Hiroaki Morishima (Cerezo Osaka), born 30.04.1972; 10. Hiroshi Nanami (Jubilo Iwata), born 28.11.1972; 13. Toshihiro Hattori (Jubilo Iwata), born 23.09.1973; 7. Teruyoshi Ito (Shimizu S-Pulse), born 31.08.1974; 22. Takashi Hirano (Nagoya Grampus Eight), born 15.07.1974; 8. Hidetoshi Nakata (Bellmare Hiratsuka), born 22.01.1977; 11. Shinji Ono (Urawa Red Diamonds), born 27.09.1979.

Forwards: 9. Masashi Nakayama (Jubilo Iwata), born 23.09.1967; 12. Wagner Lopes (Bellmare Hiratsuka), born 29.01.1969; 14. Masayuki Okano (Urawa Red Diamonds), born 25.07.1972; 18. Shoji Jo (Yokohama Marinos), born 17.06.1975.

Biggest Surprise: F Kazuyoshi Miura 30, with 85 international appearances for Japan's side, "King Kazu", one of the most identifiable players in the J-League being left off the team.

Comments? Additions? Predictions?

 
 

 

Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

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Wagner Lopes

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Hidetoshi Nakata  

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Hiroshi Nanami ©Uki*Uki  

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