Younger players will need the experience that Kagawa and Honda can provide.
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While established players like Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda should play a big role for Japan at the World Cup, coach Vahid Halilhodzic has indicated that many spots remain open and it's time for the next generation to step up.Here are some issues Halilhodzic must consider for the national team ahead of the World Cup:CHOICE OF FORWARDSShoya Nakajima, who plays in Portugal, was named for the first time and is the type of young talent that Halilhodzic favors. He has nine goals and six assists in the Portuguese league this season.With four goals in 11 games for Mexican club Pachuca this season, it's easy to see why Halilhodzic has brought him back.
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