The Elephants may very well trample over the low-ranked Samurai Blue, but you can be sure the Japanese aren’t going down without a fight. Group C’s other matchup (Colombia beat Greece earlier) opens action at 9 p.m. USEDT (1 a.m. GMT) Look to Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda to lead the way for Japan, while Didier Drogba leads a stellar cast for Ivory Coast.
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