J-League star Josh Kennedy is the perfect man to analyse Group C which features the nations Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and the nation where he plies his trade, Japan.
It’s a fairly even group however many in Japan are expecting their Blue Samurai to progress given their numerous European based talents such as Manchester United’s Shinji Kagawa.
And with J-League stars well-known to the Nagoya Grampus 8 star, such as midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi and attacker Yoichiro Kakitani, this is a Japan team with loads of promise.
We’ll have more group previews from Socceroo players as the tournament progresses.
Check out Ivan Franjic assessing Croatia’s group A in our video section from yesterday, meanwhile today it’s the turn of the Socceroo World Cup qualification hero as he casts an eye over Group C.
The Socceroos play Croatia in a friendly next Friday night (kick off 9am AEST time Saturday morning live on Fox Sports) ahead of their tournament opener against Chile on June 13.
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