Soccer: Kamada plays key role as Eagles soar into Europa League final

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Japan attacker Daichi Kamada and former Samurai Blue captain Makoto Hasebe will battle for the Europa League title after their Eintracht Frankfurt side completed a 3-1 aggregate win over English Premier League outfit West Ham in the semifinals of the continental tournament on Thursday. Following a 2-1 win in the opening leg in London, Eintracht wrapped up the tie in front of a raucous home crowd, beating 10-man West Ham 1-0 on Colombian forward Rafael Borre's 26th-minute strike. Kamada, who scored Frankfurt's winner in the opening leg on April 28, played a crucial role once again in the return...

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