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Honda and Nagatoma return for Japan

May 23, 2013
By ESPN staff
Keisuke Honda and Yuto Nagatoma have returned to the Japan squad to face Australia on June 4 after recovering from injury.

Knee injuries forced both players to miss the 2-1 defeat to Jordan in March but victory against the Socceroos in Saitama would secure a fifth consecutive World Cup finals appearance for Alberto Zaccheroni's side, who have a six-point advantage in their qualifying group with two games to play.

"The moment of truth has come for my team," Zaccheroni told Japanese ...

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