Japan 3-0 Guatemala highlights: Japan continue their preparation ahead of their World Cup adventure as they play in a friendly fixture against Guatemala this past Friday.
It was not an easy task for Japan as their opponent put on a solid performance in the first 45 minutes forcing that period to end in a goalless draw.
Italy 4-3 Japan highlights: Italy completed the scenario in Group A as they join Brazil in becoming the two teams that advanced into Confederations Cup semifinals after Gli Azzurri defeated Japan this midweek.
Australia could be the next country after Japan to secure their place to upcoming Brazil 2014 World Cup if they win their latest Asian Qualifier game against Japan this Tuesday. However, despite the fact that their opponent are already out of contention, Socceroos' tactician, Holger Osieck warned his players that it won't be an easy ride for them.
Brazil 3-0 Japan highlights: Confederations Cup host nation, Brazil proved their worth by grabbing a comfortable opening victory over Japan this weekend, setting of their campaign in a high note indeed.
Brazil will start their Confederations Cup campaign this weekend with a battle against Asian representative, Japan and ahead of that match, Selecao head coach Luis Felipe Scolari admitted that his side are feeling the pressure.
Brazil national team continue their preparation for the upcoming Confederations Cup opening match by holding a special final training session which is hosted by Brasilia's Fire Department Academy just outside of the Mane Garrincha Stadium.
Iraq 0-1 Japan highlights: Already securing their place for upcoming 2014 din't stop Japan from playing in a serious manner in their latest Asian World Cup qualifier as they defeated home team Iraq this past midweek.
The Confederation Cup is only withing less that a week left and many participants finally set their foot in Brazilian soil in preparation for their upcoming fixtures. Italy's national team were among the early arrivals for that tournament as they already reached Brazil and prepare themselves for their opening fixture against Mexico.
Japanese national team netted a wonderful team goal in their latest World Cup 2014 fixture against Jordan on Tuesday. That special effort was netted by Manchester United attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa who volleyed a fine chip pass coming from Hiroshi Kiyotake.