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Match summary

Falconets too much for Japan

Early goals from Amarachi Okoronkwo and Desire Oparanozie powered Nigeria to a vital 2-1 win over Japan on Saturday in Augsburg.

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Statistics

Ball possession
50
%
50

Attempts

13Attempts15
8On-Target6
5Off-Target9

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed5
0Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners7
3Offsides5
17Free kicks10
0Saves0

Line-ups

Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
Japan
JapanJPN
(GK)
(GK)
71'
(C)
8
46' HT
10
66'
15
(C)
15
17
16
63'
20
17
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)Absent
21
(GK)
5
66'
46' HT
11
63'
11
13
18
18
71'
19
CoachCoach
Ndem EGAN (NGA)Norio SASAKI (JPN)

Match Facts

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SSI Err

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SSI Err

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 23° CTemperature
  • 20 m/sWind
  • 72 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Cristina DORCIOMAN
    Romania
    RomaniaROU
  • Assistant Referee 1: Flor ESCOBAR (GUA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Emperatriz AYALA (SLV)
  • Fourth official: Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Mexico
MEX
31205405
Nigeria
NGA
31204305
Japan
JPN
31117604
England
ENG
30122501

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