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Impressive Japan put six past Nigeria

Japan kicked off their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 campaign with a dominant victory against 2014 finalists Nigeria at Bava Park, Port Moresby.

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The final whistle sounds.
The final whistle sounds.
90'+Japan are ruled offside.
90'+Japan are ruled offside.
89'Nigeria are penalised after committing a foul.
89'Nigeria are penalised after committing a foul.
89'A player from Japan commits a foul.
89'A player from Japan commits a foul.
88'The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
88'The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
88'A player from Japan sees his effort hit the target.
88'A player from Japan sees his effort hit the target.
87'A player from Nigeria commits a foul.
87'A player from Nigeria commits a foul.
84'The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
84'The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
83'A player from Japan sees his effort hit the target.
83'A player from Japan sees his effort hit the target.
83' KAWANO (in) comes off the bench to replace UENO (out) (Japan)
83' KAWANO (in) comes off the bench to replace UENO (out) (Japan)
SSI Err

Statistics

Ball possession
68
%
32

Attempts

22Attempts2
12On-Target1
7Off-Target1
3Blocked0

Disciplinary

5Fouls Committed11
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

10Corners0
5Offsides4
15Free kicks10
1Saves7

Line-ups

Japan
JapanJPN
Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
(GK)
(GK)(C)
(C)
80'
10
14
61'
16
72'
14
67'
18
83'
20
37'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
21
(GK)
11
83'
11
13
12
15
37'
17
80'
72'
67'
61'
19
CoachCoach
Asako TAKAKURA (JPN)Peter DEDEVBO (NGA)

Match Facts

Port Moresby

Bava Park

  • Stadium nameBava Park
  • CityPort Moresby

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 31° CTemperature
  • 10 m/sWind
  • 59 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Quetzalli ALVARADO
    Mexico
    MexicoMEX
  • Assistant Referee 1: Lixy ENRIQUEZ (MEX)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Elizabeth AGUILAR (SLV)
  • Fourth official: Silvia REYES (PER)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Japan
JPN
3201111106
Spain
ESP
32017256
Nigeria
NGA
320158-36
Canada
CAN
3003113-120

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