Japan coach Zico leads charmed life
April 1, 2004
By Alastair Himmer
But statistics do little to mask the fact that only a late winner from substitute Toshiya Fujita in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Singapore saved the Brazilian from another media roasting.
Japan had scraped a 1-0 home win over Oman in their opening Group Three match last month, prompting a public protest calling for Zico's dismissal.