AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — The “Agony of Doha” came 29 years ago, and Hajime Moriyasu experienced it first-hand as a midfielder on Japan’s national soccer team. He’s now the coach, and he’s made amends. Japan won its World Cup group on Thursday after beating 2010 champion Spain 2-1 at the Khalifa International Stadium. Last week, the team defeated 2014 champion Germany by the same score at the same venue. As time was winding down against Spain, Moriyasu was thinking about that game in Qatar against
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Scoring a tap-in against Iran enable the England man to fulfil a promise to a Manchester City-supporting schoolboy.