Ngani Laumape scored three of the All Blacks’ 10 tries in their 69-31 win over Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.
The selection of an experimental All Blacks side will provide further insight into New Zealand’s player depth in Tokyo this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The 2018 Fifa World Cup has come and gone but the events over the last month will live long in the memory of those who enjoyed all the action.
Japan stalwarts Keisuke Honda and Makoto Hasebe have retired from international football after Japan’s World Cup exit. The Blue Samurai led 2-0 in their Round of 16 fixture with Belgium before the Europeans launched a dramatic comeback to win 3-2 with a late Nacer Chadli goal. ALSO READ: Kane breaks 79-year England record Honda did not start a game in… Read more →
Nacer Chadli’s 94th-minute winner completed a sensational comeback as Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to book a World Cup quarter-final against Brazil.
Substitute Nacer Chadli scored with the last kick of the game as Belgium came from two-goals down to defeat Japan 3-2 and set up a quarter-final tie with Brazil.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says all of his players are desperate to be on the pitch ahead of the World Cup round-of-16 clash with Japan in Rostov-on-Don.
Japan defender Gen Shoji is braced for the challenge of facing Romelu Lukaku at the World Cup, but he knows the Manchester United striker will not be Belgium’s only attacking option in Rostov-on-Don.
FourFourTwo South Africa picks out the stars who’ve shone brightest so far at the 2018 World Cup.
Following a below-par performance in Russia, for the first time in 32 years, the World Cup last 16 will not feature an African team, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.