Back flipping Japanese next Socceroo target

Mumbrella is getting rather used to receiving mysterious emails from the foreign sounding names pointing to YouTube footballing videos.  

We’ve already covered the so-called fearsome teams of Uzbekistan (356,000 views) and Bahrain (3,300 views), and now comes a note from “Satoshi Sasaki” talking up the Japanese opposition who visit the MCG on June 17.

The videos are part of Lowe’s strategy for Football Federation Australia of talking up the opposition in the hope of persuading Socceroos fans the games are worth seeing and that World Cup qualification is not a walkover.


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