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10MA TOPICS! [JAPAN FA] JAPAN IN SUPER SHOW, IRAQ HOLD THEIR OWN IN FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP OPENERS

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October 10, 2017

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Guwahati: Japan were in stellar form, scoring a 6-1 win over Honduras to open their FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India Group E campaign in stunning fashion while Iraq, the AFC U-16 Championship 2016 winners, played to a 1-1 draw with Mexico in their Group F opener on Sunday.

A hat-trick by Keito Nakamura propelled Japan to a convincing 6-1 victory over Honduras.

Showing skill and technical ability, Japan proved too difficult to handle for the Hondurans at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, with Nakamura scoring the first of his three first-half goals with a powerful header from Takefusa Kubo’s corner near the midway point of the half......

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