France and Japan Promise a Serious Friendly Match

Preparing for their 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Spain on Tuesday, France will be hosting Japan for a friendly this Friday.

Although it may only be a friendly but head coach Didier Deschamps doesn’t want his players to take Japan lightly as the Asian giant are a very solid squad, especially under the guidance of Italian coach, Alberto Zaccheroni.

Meanwhile, Zaccheroni also stressed the importance of Friday’s game stating that it will be a test of how far have Japan improve. The Italian tactician added that to become a much better side, his team must be able to handle a team like France.