AFC Asian Cup

Shinji Kagawa and Shinji Okazaki will not participate in the 2019 Asian Cup. Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki and Borussia Dortmund playmaker Shinji Kagawa were both omitted from Japan’s 23-man squad for the 2019 Asian Cup on Wednesday, but Southampton centre back Maya Yoshida was included in the list. Okazaki, 32, is Japan’s third-highest scorer but has