Japan will square off against Jordan in their final friendly ahead of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in Doha on Tuesday.
Japan hosted Thailand at the Japan National Stadium in a friendly on New Year’s Day, recording a thumping 5-0 win. Ao Tanaka opened the scoring in the 50th minute while Keito Nakamura, Takumu Kawamura, and Takumi Minamino were also on the scoresheet.
Jordan met reigning champions Qatar in a friendly on Friday and registered a comeback 2-1 win. Akram Afif broke the deadlock in the 11th minute from the penalty spot for Qatar. Yazan Al-Naimat equalized in the 51st minute and Ali Olwan scored the match-winner from the penalty spot seven minutes later.