Episode: One World Sports: AFC History, Transfers and Japan Football Revealed

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One World Sports: AFC History, Transfers and Japan Football Revealed
As the holiday season approaches, this is one of the biggest supershows produced to date as three excellent guests give us a view on some history being made in the game, a Serie A settling its business early with a fresh and emerging tone and a deeper look into the world of Japan as its women look to repeat their World Cup success in 2015. Our first guest is none other Gary White who in his tenure has taken the island footballing nation of Guam to places never once thought possible, finishing its last round of qualification by earning its first two wins in its history. Get underneath one of the most remarkable stories in world football at the moment as the Matao have become a symbol of persistence and dedication with the help of a FIFA initiative that has brought together vision, resources and leadership to lift a nation and open the door to future generations with the dream to play football and achieve personal goals. In segment two, David Amoyal of GianlucaDiMarzio.com and ESPN FC breaks down a number of important deals which have already begun to define a very important off-season for Serie A and looks to shape yet another entertaining season for calcio. We explore the completed deals, put some thought into the rumors and speculation and seriously weigh out which clubs have made significant moves. Then in our final segment Cesare Polenghi from our new partners with Football Channel Asia joins the show to give us a deeper look into some challenges facing the J League in terms of rising globalization and internationalization that has altered the landscape of the sport. We also take a moment to reflect on the Japanese Women as they look to repeat as World Cup Champions after reaching the final in 2015. How special is the Nadeshiko in the Japanese sports landscape and what is its legacy? Apparently the impact is vast and has far-reaching effects on a nation who looks to be a powerhouse in the coming years.

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