Home > Sports > Soccer
  print button email button

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008

Okada plans to rest Endo, Tamada

Kyodo News

Japan coach Takeshi Okada said Thursday he has decided not to call up key players such as Yasuhito Endo and Keiji Tamada for a training camp set to get under way on Jan. 10 to give them some rest.

"I want to have those players rest for at least two weeks," Okada said after a national team staff meeting in Tokyo.

Endo and Tamada are expected to play in an Emperor's Cup quarterfinal match between Gamba Osaka and Nagoya Grampus on Dec. 25.

Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.