Okada orders Japan to go on attack

March 27, 2009
By Jim Armstrong
Japan manager Takeshi Okada wants his players to take some chances in Saturday's crucial Asian World Cup qualifier against Bahrain.

Japan have eight points in Group A, two behind the unbeaten Socceroos and four ahead of Bahrain halfway through the final full round of regional qualifying.

Qatar, who travel to play Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Saturday, are also four points behind Japan.

Okada knows his team can make things a lot easier and put even more pressure on Bahrain ...

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