Hajime Moriyasu calls Costa Rica a tough World Cup opponent for Japan

Japan expects a tough, physical contest against Costa Rica at the World Cup finals in Qatar, Samurai Blue manager Hajime Moriyasu said Wednesday.
The Central Americans joined Japan, Germany and Spain in Group E after clinching the last spot at the 32-team tournament with a 1-0 win over New Zealand in an intercontinental playoff Tuesday night in Qatar.
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