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Fans lament end of Japan's brave run in World Cup

Japan supporters lamented the team's 3-1 penalty shootout loss to Croatia at the WCup in Qatar, crushing their nation's dream of advancing to the quarter-finals.

December 06, 2022

Ochoa: CONCACAF teams must raise level before 2026 WCup

Ochoa's views were echoed by Paris St Germain goalkeeper Keylor Navas of Costa Rica, who went on to stress players had to compete in major European leagues at a young age.

December 06, 2022

Portugal boss Santos unhappy at Ronaldo reaction to substitution

Ronaldo was heard shouting obscenities toward the Portugal bench after he was replaced by Andre Silva in the match with South Korea in Doha on Friday.

December 06, 2022

It's just like watching Brazil

Brazil produced a footballing masterclass as they hammered South Korea 4-1 in their World Cup last-16 match.

December 06, 2022

Agony in Qatar again as Samurai Blue fail to find WCup nerve

In 2002 as co-hosts, Japan lost 1-0 to Turkey in the last 16 on home soil and eight years later in South Africa they lost out on penalties to Paraguay.

December 06, 2022