The wideman was named in Japan’s 26-man group this morning.
Japan is the first nation to confirm their squad for the Qatar tournament.
In Group E they meet Germany, Costa Rica and Spain.
Mitoma made his Premier League debut on Saturday as Albion beat Chelsea 4-1.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/sport/23093309.brightons-kaoru-mitoma-confirmed-japans-world-cup-squad/?ref=rss Brighton’s Kaoru Mitoma confirmed in Japan squad