Brisbane Roar coach Ange Postecoglou believes their opening Asian Champions League loss to FC Tokyo will make them stronger.
Brisbane Roar have suffered a 2-0 loss to FC Tokyo in their Asian Champions League opener at a wet Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday night.
Brisbane Roar have lost playmaker Mitch Nichols for their Asian Champions League opener with FC Tokyo.
FC Tokyo joined Kashiwa Reysol, Nagoya Grampus and Gamba Osaka in the 2012 AFC Champions League by winning the Emperor's Cup with a 4-2 victory over Kyoto Sanga on Sunday in Tokyo.
Australian international defender Jade North has sealed a move from Wellington Phoenix to J-League side FC Tokyo.
Gamba Osaka fought back from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw at FC Tokyo and climb to second in the J.League.
Qatar side Al Arabi have signed FC Tokyo striker Cabore on a two-year deal. The 29-year-old Brazilian turned down several offers from the United Arab Emirates.
Urawa Reds earned their first win of the season under new manager Volker Finke as they defeated FC Tokyo 3-1 in the J.League at Saitama Stadium.
Japanese club FC Tokyo have not ruled out an audacious move for former European Footballer of the Year Pavel Nedved of the Czech Republic.
Former Santos coach Alexandre Gallo is set to become manager of Japan's FC Tokyo, the J-League club said on Tuesday.
Japan's Teruyuki Moniwa promised on Monday to seize what he described as his 'last chance' to play for his country at the Confederations Cup.
Defender Yuji Nakazawa is out of Japan's Confederations Cup squad because of a knee injury, team officials said on Saturday.
Japan midfielder Masashi Motoyama scored twice as Kashima Antlers won 2-0 at FC Tokyo to go seven points clear at the top of the J-League on Wednesday.
Ten-man FC Tokyo shattered Urawa Reds' double dreams with a 4-2 victory on penalties to lift the J-League Nabisco Cup on Wednesday.