Eiji Kawashima

Japan #0 - Goalkeeper

  • Born: 03/20/83
  • Age: 38
  • Height: 1.85m
  • Weight: 78

Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagatomo plays in Japan’s win over Colombia


First ever win for Asian side over South American team in World Cup.

Martinez brace sees Colombia knock out Japan

Colombia prevailed over Japan with a ruthless performance to make it three wins out of three games in their group.

Japan draw with 10-man Greece

Japan were held to a scoreless draw by Greece, despite playing with a man advantage for over half the match.

Japan vs. Greece: Lineups

Both Japan and Greece made some adjustments to their starting lineups ahead of this important Group C match.

Day 3: Four-Game Open Thread

Die Oranje put on a show for the ages and annihilated the holders, while Mexico and Chile did their jobs.

World Cup Fantasy Preview: Japan


A team on the rise after a disappointing showing at the Confederations Cup last year, Japan will be an exciting prospect to watch as they challenge Belgium, Greece and Ivory Coast in the group...

World Cup Squad Tracker: Groups A-D


Who's in? Who's out? Our handy guide to all the latest squad announcement.

Chicharito bags a brace against Kagawa's Japan


Chicharito is named man of the match in Mexico's 2-1 defeat of Japan.

Scouting: Cesar keeps dull clean sheet

Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar kept a clean sheet, but the alleged Arsenal target didn't have much to do.

Brazil vs Japan: Live Open Thread


A live open thread for tonight's 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup opener between Brazil (featuring Barca stars, Dani Alves and Neymar) and Japan

2013 Confederations Cup : Preview



Canada 1 - 2 Japan: Canadians keep it close


Canada struggled out of the gate in the first half but a strong showing in the second half at least made the Japanese have to work for the win.