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Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007

Abe pulls out of Japan squad

Kyodo News

Urawa Reds midfielder Yuki Abe has pulled out of the Japan squad for the upcoming friendlies away to Euro 2008 co-hosts Austria and Switzerland because of injury, the Japan Football Association said Monday. Abe has pulled out because of a lower back problem but the JFA said it would not be drafting anyone into the squad as cover for the 25-year-old. Japan plays host Austria in Klagenfurt on Friday before taking on the Swiss at the same venue four days later.

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