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Monday, 22 July, 2002, 09:03 GMT 10:03 UK


Zico begins new era for Japan
New Japan coach Zico promises to build on the team's fine display at the World Cup.

Clubs chase Inamoto
Feyenoord are keen to sign Junichi Inamoto, but he may return to former club Gamba Osaka.

Japan salutes gallant effort
Japanese people comes to terms with the exit of their team - and the progress of rivals and co-hosts South Korea.

Nakata calls for improvement
Hidetoshi Nakata says Japan need to find another gear if they want to join football's world elite.

Troussier in tears
Japan coach Philippe Troussier struggles to hold back the tears as he thanks his team after their 1-0 defeat to Turkey.

Turkey end Japan's dream
Turkey send co-hosts Japan crashing out of the World Cup with a 1-0 win and book a place in the last eight.

Gunes proud of resolve
Turkey coach Senol Gunes hails his team's victory over Japan as a triumph over adversity.

Triumphalism hits Turkey
Turkish fans take to the streets after seeing their side reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

Clockwatch: Japan 0-1 Turkey
All the action as it happened from the second round game between Turkey and the co-hosts in Miyagi.

Matsuda promises more
Defender Naoki Matsuda believes Japan's World Cup adventure is only just beginning.

Japan v Turkey: the key battles
BBC Sport Online exmaines the key match-ups as co-hosts Japan tackle Turkey.

Six doubts for Turkey
Hasan Sas and Hakan Sukur are among the injury worries as the Turks prepare for Tuesday's second-round match with Japan.

Troussier thinks big
Japan coach Philippe Troussier believes his side can go on to even better things after qualifying for the second stage.

Jubilant Japan go through
Japan reach the second round for the first time in their history with a deserved 2-0 win over Tunisia.

Clockwatch: Tunisia 0-2 Japan
All the action as Japan qualify for the second stage of the World Cup for the first time - and eliminate Tunisia.

Japan turns off big screens
Cities in Japan decide not to show Friday's game against Tunisia on giant screens due to safety fears.

Historic win for Japan
Japan coach Philippe Troussier says their first World Cup finals win is a direct result of the country's confidence in the team.

Inamoto makes history
Japan's 1-0 win over Russia, their first in World Cup finals, throws Group H wide open.

Clockwatch: Japan 1-0 Russia
All the action as a Junichi Inamoto strike gives co-hosts Japan a sweet victory over Russia.

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