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04/10/2008
7:2 (3:2)
  • Yuki KANAYAMA (2'34")
  • Kenichiro KOGURE (9'01")
  • Yusuke KOMIYAMA (11'44")
  • Kenta FUJII (22'10")
  • Nobuya OSODO (27'40" 38'41")
  • Yusuke INADA (31'38")
  • Yoshifumi MAEDA (17'47" OG)
  • Ron GINIO (18'43")

Summary

Japan heap woe on islanders

Japan grabbed their first points of Brazil 2008 with a 7-2 thrashing of eliminated Solomon Islands in Brasilia on Saturday.

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Line-up

1
1
4
3
7
7
8
12
13
13

Substitute(s)

12
14
14
4
2
5
3
6
5
8
6
9
10
10
11
11
9
2

Coaches

Sergio SAPO (BRA)
(SOL) Victor WAIIA

Officials

Referee: GRACIA Roberto (ESP)Second referee: CARDOSO Antonio (POR)Third referee: KRNAC Jason (USA)Timekeeper: AL DAWI Tawfik (LBY)

Statistics

43Shots26
14Corner kicks3
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
58%Possession (%)42%
  • Japan's Nobuya Osode fights for the ball with a Solomon Islands player
  • Japan's Yuki Kanayama challenges Elliot Ragomo of Solomon Islands
  • Solomon-Islands Moffat Sikwaae and Japan's Yuki Kanayama fight for the ball
  • Japan's Kenichiro Kogure fights with a Solomon Islands player
  • Players of Japan celebrate
  • Players of Japan celebrate
"I'm over the moon after scoring my first goal at a World Cup. We've played three matches, and we're just thrilled to be here," Ron Ginio, Solomon Islands player