Kuala Lumpur: Japan will head into the Joint Qualification of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027™ draw as the continent's highest ranked team.
The Samurai Blue remain unchanged at 20 in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday.
Four-time AFC Asian Cup champions, Japan stayed two spots ahead of Islamic Republic of Iran with Australia five spots further down in 27. .....
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