EDIT - THIS GAME IS AGAINST KOFU, NOT KOBE. MY MISTAKE. :-S ALL DETAILS STAND AS STATED, THOUGH.
When is a pre-season friendly not a pre-season friendly? Answer: When it's played halfway through the season. :-D
Having got swept up in the excitement of a scoreless home draw and an away battering, I totally forgot to mention a "pre-season" friendly which has been arranged during the mid season break.
The guests to Nihondaira will be yesterday's adversaries Vissel Kobe. The game will take place on Saturday July 3rd with kick off at 6.00pm. A reserve team game between the same two teams (but not the same players, obviously) will kick off at 3pm.
After the game be sure to head to your nearest hostelry to catch the second set of World Cup quarter finals. If Japan are in them, I'm buying everyone in the pub a drink.
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