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Asian Cup: Hiroki Sakai's schedule

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On Sunday 30 December 2018 at 12:00

Since 26 December, Hiroki Sakai has been prepararing with Japan ahead of the Asian Cup - which will take place from 5 January to 1 February, 2019 in the United Arab Emirates. In their group, Japan will face Turkmenistan, Oman and Uzbekistan. If they qualify for the rest of the competition, Hajime Moriyasu's men will begin the knockout stage on Saturday, 20 January, 2019. The final will be played on 1 February at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

JapAn's Schedule

26 December to 8 January: Preparation
9 January 2019: Japan – Turkmenistan (Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi)
13 January 2019 : Japan – Oman (Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi)
17 January 2019 : Japan – Uzbekistan (Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain)
20-21-22 January 2019: Knockout Stage
24-25 January 2019: Quarter-final
28-29 January 2019 : Semi-finales
1 February 2019: Final (Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi)