SAITAMA, Mar. 29, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Japan defeated Syria by a big score of 5-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Saitama Stadium 2002 in Saitama. Japan and Syria both qualify for the next round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group E
Japan at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1998)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
Syria at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)