Matches

24/06/2011
3:1 (2:0)
  • Daisuke TAKAGI (4')
  • Naomichi UEDA (20')
  • Hiroki AKINO (74')
  • Brian FERREIRA (87')

Summary

Japan top group with smashing win
Japan finished top of Group B at the U-17 finals in Mexico with a 3-1 win over Argentina. They will be joined in the round of 16 by France, who drew with Jamaica in the other section game in Monterrey. More »

Line-up

21
12
2
2
4
4
5
5
9
7
12
8
13
9
15
13
16
14
17
16
19
18

Substitute(s)

1
1
18
21
3
3
6
6
7
10
8
11
10
15
11
17
14
19
20
20

Coaches

Hirofumi YOSHITAKE (JPN)
(ARG) Oscar GARRE

Officials

Referee: Neant ALIOUM (CMR)Assistant Referee 1: Djibril CAMARA (SEN)Assistant Referee 2: Felicien KABANDA (RWA)Fourth official: Jafeth PEREA (PAN)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 66)


Latest Comments:
Italitino
26/06/2011 at 18:26
Italitino (USA)
Argentina is playing better every game but the goalkeeper was horrible against Japan and gave japan two easy goals!!!!!
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mexico24
26/06/2011 at 05:22
mexico24 (USA)
hey hey japan nice game
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ADriOHNO
26/06/2011 at 03:19
ADriOHNO (Japan)
The players of U-17 Japan were born after the establishment of Japanese professional football league "J LEAGUE". They are new generation of Japanese footballers!
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Statistics

10Shots22
5Corner kicks8
1Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
50%Possession (%)50%
  • Players of Japan wait in the tunnel during the FIFA U-17 World Cup
  • The Argentinian players kit is laid out during the FIFA U-17 World Cup
  • Hideyuki Nozawa of Japan battles with Jonathan Silva of Argentina
  • Daisuki Takagi of Japan celebrates his goal
  • Hideyuki Nozawa of Japan battles with Matias Montero of Argentina
  • Naomichi Ueda of Japan celebrates his goal with team-mates

“We were familiar with Japan’s style of play because we played them six months ago, but in football things don’t always work out the way you expect. We lost to a good team, and without making excuses, we got punished for three or four schoolboy errors,” Argentina coach Oscar Garre.