Japan football team's manager Nishino Akira elaborated on his tactics for the upcoming friendly with Switzerland as well as subsequent World Cup 2018 matches, at a press-conference in the Swiss city of Lugano on Thursday. The previous national squad's coach Vahid Halilhodzic was dismissed last month, only two months before the opening of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Nishino's debut as Japan... Еще's manager took place on Wednesday when his team was beaten by Ghana 2-0 in a pre-championship friendly. In two World Cup warm-up games, Japan will take on Switzerland on June 8 and Paraguay on June 12. Japan will face Columbia, Poland and Senegal in Group H in its sixth appearance at the finals in the football world championships since 1998.