Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic was the hero, saving three penalties in the shootout, as Croatia edged past Japan after a 1-1 draw to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.
Japan staged another extraordinary World Cup comeback to reach the last 16, overcoming a stunned Spain side who were fortunate to join them in the knockout stage.
A stunning late comeback from Japan saw four-time winners Germany fall to a shock defeat in their opening World Cup game in Qatar.
Germany dominated a frenetic match for
Germany winger Leroy Sane has been ruled out of his side's opening match of the World Cup against Japan with a knee injury.
The German Football Association (DFB) confirmed
Ghana crashed out of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after losing 2-0 to Japan in their second Group D game on Sunday.
The Princesses started on a high
Japan thrashed the Black Stars of Ghana 4-1 in the 2022 Kirin Cup opener on Friday.
Real Madrid starlet Takefusa Kubo scored his first international goal as the host
Asante Kotoko shot-stopper Ibrahim Danlad has been called up to replace Richard Ofori for the Kiri Cup (four-nation tournament) in Japan.
Richard Ofori - reported to camp in Accra
The Black Princess of Ghana have been drawn in Group D in the FIFA U-20 World Cup which comes off in Costa Rica in August.
The Black Princesses are
Ghana will play Japan, Chile, and Tunisia in a four-nation tournament in June as part of preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament.
The tournament dubbed (Kirin