Matches

14/06/201017 - WeatherClear
1:0 (1:0)
  • Keisuke HONDA (39')

Summary

Honda creates history for Japan

Japan recorded their first FIFA World Cup win on foreign soil after Keisuke Honda's first-half goal downed Cameroon at the Free State Stadium.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Takeshi OKADA (JPN)
(FRA) Paul Marie Joseph LE GUEN

Officials

Referee: Olegário BENQUERENÇA (POR)Assistant Referee 1: Jose Manuel SILVA CARDINAL (POR)Assistant Referee 2: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)Fourth official: Oscar Julian RUIZ ACOSTA (COL)Fifth official: Abraham GONZALEZ (COL)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
footballfaan
08/07/2010 at 11:45
footballfaan (Hungary)
JAPAN:GREAT
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Tendo_Souji
29/06/2010 at 18:26
Although I am sad and disappointed, I know there will be a next time. It was still a fantastic game, I did not think it would be a draw all the way even during over time. I hope Komano will feel better, no one is perfect right? ^_^
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BakiBenz96
19/06/2010 at 13:51
BakiBenz96 (Hungary)
Was great from Japan
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Statistics

5Shots8
0Corner kicks3
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
44%Possession (%)56%
  • Stephane Mbia of Cameroon in the tunnel
  • Stephane Mbia of Cameroon in the tunnel
  • Mohamadou Idrissou of Cameroon and Yuji Nakazawa of Japan jump for the ball
  • Rigobert Song (L) of Cameroon in the tunnel
  • Marcus Tulio Tanaka of Japan celebrates
  • The Japan team celebrate victory

"This match is only our preparation for the second one and we still need to improve. I don’t think it was a great success – what’s important is the next game," Takeshi Okada, Japan coach