International friendly Japan vs. Canada

We have received some picture from the international friendly match Japan vs. Canada played yesterday in the Khalifa Stadium at Doha/Qatar.

Japan vs. Canada
Japan vs. Canada


As it is possible to see, only half the stadium was open and approximately 3000 visitors saw the match.


Japan vs. Canada  anthem
Japan vs. Canada anthem


While having the greater physical appearance, the Canadian players put themselves on the back foot a couple of times after individual mistakes, resulting in a half time score of 1-0 to Japan. A free-kick from Japan only hit the cross-bar.


Japan vs. Canada kick-off  2nd half
Japan vs. Canada kick-off 2nd half


The second half was little more open, Canada found more spaces and equalized. However the result after 90 minutes was 2-1 to Japan.


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