Thursday, July 25, 2024

Kagawa scores in Japan 3-1 friendly win over Ghana

(Sporting Alert) — Shinji Kagawa was on target for Japan in their come from behind 3-1 victory over Ghana in a friendly football international game at Saitama Stadium 2002 on Tuesday.

The Manchester United playmaker played for 85-minutes in the game and showed glimpse of what he’s capable of doing playing in the right position.

After Frank Acheampong gave Ghana a 24th minute lead, which they took into the first half break, Kagawa found the equalizer with a solo run before shooting past the keeper with a low shot.

Yasuhito Endo then squeezed a second goal past Razak in the Ghana goal, before Keisuke Honda, who missed several chances early in the game, headed home Japan’s third for the comfortable victory.

Japan v Ghana

Japan team: Kawashima, Konno, Nagatomo, Uchida, Yoshida, Endo, Hasebe, Honda, Kiyotake, Kagawa, Kakitani
Subs: Nishikawa, Sakai, Morishige, Yamaguchi, Saito, Kudo, Inoha, Osako, Makino, Gonda

Ghana team: Razak, Inkoom, Boye, Sumaila, Afful, Boateng, Adomah, Chibsah, Atsu, Acheampong, Majeed
Subs: Dauda, Opare, Rabiu, Asante, Otoo, Mensah

Referee: Chris Beath (Australia)

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