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Japan chooses resort outside Sao Paulo as World Cup base

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Japan have chosen the comfort of a cooler resort to try to escape the rigours of Brazil's hot and humid weather in deciding their base camp for the World Cup. 

Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni during a training session at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife, northeast of Brazil, on June 18, 2013 during the FIFA Confederations Cup

The Japan Football Association said the Asian champions will be based in Itu outside Sao Paulo when they travel the expanse of Brazil in June to play Ivory Coast, Greece and Colombia in World Cup Group C.

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