National soccer team returns to Japan

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Coach Hajime Moriyasu and members of the Japan national soccer team are seen at Narita Airport on Wednesday.

The national soccer team returned to Japan with coach Hajime Moriyasu on Wednesday and were greeted by a large group of fans at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture. The Samurai Blue advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup in Qatar, reaching the knockout round for the second consecutive tournament.