Asian powerhouses Saudi Arabia and Japan shift focus on next rivals

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 Tashkent: Saudi Arabia head coach has revealed that missing out on the 2013 and 2020 titles still weigh on the shoulders of his charges and following their Quarter-final victory against Vietnam, the tactician is adamant of their commitment towards claiming a maiden AFC U23 Asian Cup™ title as they prepare to face Australia on Wednesday.READ MOREOIWA PRAISES JAPAN’S
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Tashkent: Japan produced arguably their best performance to stun 2020 champions Korea Republic with an emphatic 3-0 victory on Sunday as they marched on to the final four and head coach Go Oiwa has applauded his charges for maintaining their attacking and aggressive style which has become synonymous with the East Asians throughout the tournament.READ MOREGONG OPTIMISTIC OF
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Tashkent: Despite bowing out after falling to powerhouses Saudi Arabia, Vietnam can take great pride from their performance according to head coach Gong Oh-kyun, who also stressed that their unbeaten Group Stage campaign was a clear sign of their potential and more to come in the coming years.READ MOREJAPAN RISING STAR SUZUKI HOPES TO MAINTAIN FINE FORMTashkent: Yuito Suzuki of Japan scored twice and assisted once in their commanding 3-0 win against Korea Republic but the 20-year-old is focused on their next match against hosts Uzbekistan where a win will take the young side a step closer towards repeating their 2016 triumph.READ MORE
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