Akira Nishino

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Japan become the only Asian representative still participating in World Cup 2018 as they made their way into the last 16 in such fortunate fashion despite  losing 1-0 against Poland. Needing at least a draw on their final group game, Blue Samurai were determined in grabbing maximum points early on as they were pushing hard…
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Japan are inching closer to get themselves into securing a spot in the knock out stage of FIFA World Cup 2018, but before getting there the Blue Samurai must overcome Poland. Playing against side that doesn't have much to play for might not be an easy task for Akira Nishino's men as their opponent will…
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An intriguing battle set to occur in group H of FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament this Sunday as two underdogs, Japan and Senegal are both targeting all three points. Both teams surprisingly won their opening fixtures, so now they are on the verge of advancing into the next stage, which will most likely happen if…
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Doing relative well in previous World Cup, Colombia are aiming for something better this year in Russia, but before they're gunning for something bigger, Jose Pekerman's men must pick up positive result on their opening group game against Japan. Being labeled as favorite on the tie doesn't mean that Pekerman wants his players to underestimate…