FC Groningen-playmaker Ritsu Doan Sunday with Japan in the eighth finals of the Asia Cup reaches. In Abu Dhabi was 1-0 and won the Oman of national coach Pim Verbeek.
The winning goal was made by Genki Haraguchi. The Hanover 96 midfielder took advantage in the first half a penalty kick. Doan was in the 84th minute to the side achieved.
Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu previously won with 3-2 of Turkmenistan, and in the last groepsduel with Uzbekistan play freely.
Coach Verbeek saw Oman earlier losses of the Uzbeks (2-1) and know of one race that the likelihood of a continuation in the Asia Cup is very small.
Earlier in the day reached Qatar (6-0-win over North Korea) the knock-out stages. In that group there is also Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Saturday with a 2-0 beating, be sure of the eighth finals.
Japan is with four victories the most successful Asia Cup participant. Australia won four years ago in the last edition, and is the defending champion.