The Japan Football Association have named seven reserve players for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

Kashima Antlers midfielder Mitsuo Ogasawara, who was tipped for a place in the 23-man squad, is included as is Borussia Dortmund-bound midfielder Shinji Kagawa.

Japan have been drawn in Group E alongside the Netherlands, Denmark and Cameroon.

Japan's stanby list: Yuhei Tokunaga (FC Tokyo), Tomoaki Makino (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Mitsuo Ogasawara (Kashima Antlers), Naohiro Ishikawa (FC Tokyo), Shinji Kagawa (Cerezo Osaka), Ryoichi Maeda (Jubilo Iwata), Tatsuya Tanaka (Urawa Reds)

* Please note that squad lists only become official after they have been submitted to and announced by FIFA.