Matches

17/09/2010
1:2 (0:1)
  • Denise O SULLIVAN (53')
  • Hikaru NAOMOTO (34' PEN)
  • Kumi YOKOYAMA (66')

Summary

Japan made to fight in Arima

Japan only just edged out a brave Irish side at the Larry Gomes Stadium on Friday night, booking a date with the North Koreans in the semi-finals of T&T 2010.

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Line-up

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1
2
5
3
6
4
7
5
8
6
9
7
13
8
14
10
15
11
16
12
17

Substitute(s)

16
12
20
21
9
2
13
3
14
4
15
10
17
11
18
18
19
19
21
20

Coaches

Noel KING (IRL)
(JPN) Hiroshi YOSHIDA

Officials

Referee: Michelle PYE (CAN)Assistant Referee 1: Rita MUNOZ (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Shirley PERELLO (HON)Fourth official: Shane DE SILVA (TRI)

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Statistics

14Shots14
2Corner kicks5
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • Jennifer Byrne of Ireland shows her dissapointment
  • Clara Grant of Ireland shows her dissapointment
  • Clara Grant #6 of Ireland battles for the ball with Haruna Kwashima
  • Stacie Donnelly of Ireland has her shot saved by Eri Hirao of japan
  • Hikaru Naomoto #14 of Japan battles celebrates
  • Hikaru Naomoto of Japan celebrates her first half penalty

This was a very tough match for us and we were lucky to have won it. I am obviously happy that we are moving on to the semi-finals and my girls are also in a good mood at the moment. Ireland is a very tough team and they put us under heavy pressure. Hiroshi Yoshida, Japan coach