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Japan v Nigeria Live Commentary, 10/6/22

FT
2 - 0
JPN
NGA
M. Tanaka (64)
M. Tanaka (68 pen)
NOEVIR Stadium Kobe

Commentary

Match ends, Japan 2, Nigeria 0.
90' + 4' Second Half ends, Japan 2, Nigeria 0.
90' + 3' Foul by Maika Hamano (Japan).
90' + 3' Esther Onyenezide (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
J. Alani
G. Ogbonna
Nigeria
90' + 1' Substitution, Nigeria. Jumoke Alani replaces Glory Ogbonna.
E. Onyenezide
D. Abiodun
Nigeria
90' + 1' Substitution, Nigeria. Esther Onyenezide replaces Deborah Abiodun.
90' Foul by Kiko Seike (Japan).
90' Flourish Sabastine (Nigeria) wins a free kick on the left wing.
89' Attempt blocked. Maika Hamano (Japan) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
89' Attempt missed. Aoba Fujino (Japan) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Nanami Kitamura.
87' Attempt missed. Amanda Mbadi (Nigeria) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high. Assisted by Peace Efih.
82' Foul by Hina Sugita (Japan).
82' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick on the right wing.
F. Sabastine
U. Kanu
Nigeria
81' Substitution, Nigeria. Flourish Sabastine replaces Uchenna Kanu.
A. Mbadi
V. Ikechukwu
Nigeria
81' Substitution, Nigeria. Amanda Mbadi replaces Vivian Ikechukwu.
81' Foul by Maika Hamano (Japan).
81' Peace Efih (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
80' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Kiko Seike.
A. Inoue
H. Miyazawa
Japan
79' Substitution, Japan. Ayaka Inoue replaces Hinata Miyazawa.
79' Hand ball by Aoba Fujino (Japan).
78' Foul by Maika Hamano (Japan).
78' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
75' Attempt missed. Aoba Fujino (Japan) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Maika Hamano.
74' Aoba Fujino (Japan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
74' Foul by Uchenna Kanu (Nigeria).
74' Offside, Nigeria. Deborah Abiodun tries a through ball, but Ifeoma Onumonu is caught offside.
72' Attempt blocked. Nanami Kitamura (Japan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Honoka Hayashi with a cross.
72' Corner, Japan. Conceded by Chiamaka Nnadozie.
71' Attempt saved. Hinata Miyazawa (Japan) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Maika Hamano.
A. Fujino
H. Naomoto
Japan
69' Substitution, Japan. Aoba Fujino replaces Hikaru Naomoto.
M. Hamano
M. Tanaka
Japan
69' Substitution, Japan. Maika Hamano replaces Mina Tanaka.
M. Tanaka
Penalty Goal
Japan
68' Goal! Japan 2, Nigeria 0. Mina Tanaka (Japan) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
O. Ohale
Yellow Card
Nigeria
67' Osinachi Ohale (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67' Penalty Japan. Hina Sugita draws a foul in the penalty area.
67' Penalty conceded by Osinachi Ohale (Nigeria) after a foul in the penalty area.
M. Tanaka
H. Naomoto
Japan
64' Goal! Japan 1, Nigeria 0. Mina Tanaka (Japan) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Hikaru Naomoto following a set piece situation.
62' Hina Sugita (Japan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62' Foul by Osinachi Ohale (Nigeria).
61' Attempt missed. Kiko Seike (Japan) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is just a bit too high.
P. Efih
N. Okobi-Okeoghene
Nigeria
59' Substitution, Nigeria. Peace Efih replaces Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene.
56' Offside, Nigeria. Rasheedat Ajibade tries a through ball, but Ifeoma Onumonu is caught offside.
55' Honoka Hayashi (Japan).
55' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
53' Mina Tanaka (Japan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
53' Foul by Glory Ogbonna (Nigeria).
52' Corner, Japan. Conceded by Glory Ogbonna.
50' Attempt blocked. Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Uchenna Kanu.
47' Hina Sugita (Japan) wins a free kick on the left wing.
47' Foul by Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria).
47' Attempt blocked. Mina Tanaka (Japan) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Hikaru Naomoto with a cross.
46' Corner, Japan. Conceded by Deborah Abiodun.
H. Hayashi
F. Nagano
Japan
45' Substitution, Japan. Honoka Hayashi replaces Fuka Nagano.
K. Seike
R. Shimizu
Japan
45' Substitution, Japan. Kiko Seike replaces Risa Shimizu.
M. Minami
S. Kumagai
Japan
45' Substitution, Japan. Moeka Minami replaces Saki Kumagai.
Second Half begins Japan 0, Nigeria 0.
45' + 5' First Half ends, Japan 0, Nigeria 0.
45' + 5' Attempt missed. Michelle Alozie (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
45' + 4' Attempt blocked. Uchenna Kanu (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
45' + 4' Attempt missed. Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.
45' + 4' Ashleigh Plumptre (Nigeria) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene from a direct free kick.
H. Naomoto
Yellow Card
Japan
45' + 3' Hikaru Naomoto (Japan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
45' + 3' Foul by Hikaru Naomoto (Japan).
45' + 3' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
45' + 2' Foul by Hikaru Naomoto (Japan).
45' + 2' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45' Attempt missed. Deborah Abiodun (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
45' Attempt saved. Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ifeoma Onumonu.
V. Ikechukwu
Yellow Card
Nigeria
44' Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
43' Hikaru Naomoto (Japan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
43' Foul by Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria).
43' Foul by Hana Takahashi (Japan).
43' Ifeoma Onumonu (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
42' Attempt saved. Mina Tanaka (Japan) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Hikaru Naomoto with a cross.
41' Hina Sugita (Japan) wins a free kick on the left wing.
41' Foul by Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria).
40' Saki Kumagai (Japan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
40' Foul by Vivian Ikechukwu (Nigeria).
V. Ikechukwu
C. Ucheibe
Nigeria
39' Substitution, Nigeria. Vivian Ikechukwu replaces Christy Ucheibe because of an injury.
34' Foul by Hina Sugita (Japan).
34' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
32' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Saki Kumagai.
27' Offside, Nigeria. Michelle Alozie tries a through ball, but Ifeoma Onumonu is caught offside.
26' Attempt saved. Mina Tanaka (Japan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hikaru Naomoto with a through ball.
C. Ucheibe
Yellow Card
Nigeria
23' Christy Ucheibe (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
23' Mina Tanaka (Japan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
23' Foul by Christy Ucheibe (Nigeria).
23' Attempt blocked. Deborah Abiodun (Nigeria) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
23' Foul by Nanami Kitamura (Japan).
23' Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
21' Attempt missed. Christy Ucheibe (Nigeria) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene.
19' Foul by Hinata Miyazawa (Japan).
19' Uchenna Kanu (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
17' Attempt blocked. Nanami Kitamura (Japan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Hikaru Naomoto.
16' Corner, Japan. Conceded by Chiamaka Nnadozie.
16' Attempt saved. Hinata Miyazawa (Japan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Hana Takahashi.
11' Offside, Japan. Hikaru Naomoto tries a through ball, but Mina Tanaka is caught offside.
8' Hina Sugita (Japan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
8' Foul by Rasheedat Ajibade (Nigeria).
7' Attempt blocked. Hikaru Naomoto (Japan) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
3' Corner, Japan. Conceded by Rasheedat Ajibade.
1' Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Shiori Miyake.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.