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Bryan Armen Graham
May 29, 2010
IF THE BLUE SAMURAI DON'T ADVANCE FROM THE GROUP STAGE, IT WON'T BE FOR LACK OF AMBITION. JAPAN COACH TAKESHI OKADA IS AIMING FOR THE SEMIS—A SEEMINGLY QUIXOTIC goal for a country that's never won a World Cup match off Asian soil.
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May 29, 2010

Japan

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Three points against Cameroon in Japan's opening match could prove vital with the Netherlands waiting in the wings. But Okada's romantic vision of a final four berth will not come true.

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