2016 Rio Olympics: Nigeria 5 – Japan 4 (full time)
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August 5, 2016

2016 Rio Olympics: Nigeria 5 – Japan 4 (full time)

Nigeria beat Japan in their opening game despite a pre-match travel flight brouhaha and the team having to arrive Brazil from their training camp in Atlanta, USA just few hours to the game. Sadiq Umar opened scoring for Nigeria while CD Feirense striker Oghenekaro Etebo grabbed 4 goals in the thriller match.

Full scoresheet Nigeria vs Japan:

Sadiq Umar
1 – 0

9′

1 – 1
 (pen.)  Shinzo Koroki
11′
Oghenekaro Etebo
2 – 1

13′

2 – 2
  Takumi Minamino
42′
Oghenekaro Etebo
3 – 2

51′
Oghenekaro Etebo (pen.)
4 – 2

66′
Oghenekaro Etebo
5 – 2

70′

5 – 3
  Takuma Asano
90′

5 – 4
  Musashi Suzuki

Teamlist:

Nigeria XI: 18. Emmauel Daniel, 2. Seth Muenfuh, 4. Abdullahi Shehu, 6. Williams Troost-Ekong, 8. Oghenekaro Etebo, 9. Imoh Ezekiel, 10. John Obi Mikel (C), 13. Sadiq Umar, 14. Azubuike Okechukwu, 16. Stanley Amuzie, 17. Usman Muhammed.

Subs: 3. Kingsley Madu, 5. Saturday Erimuya, 7. Aminu Umar, 11. Junior Ajayi, 12. Popoola Saliu, 15. Ndifreke Effiong.

Coach: Samson Siasia

Japan XI: 1. Masatoshi Kushibiki, 2. Sei Muroya, 3. Wataru Endo (C), 4. Hiroki Fujiharu, 5. Naomichi UEDA, 6. Tsukasa Shiotani, 7. Riki Harakawa, 8. Ryota Oshima, 10. Shoya Nakajima, 13. Shinzo Koroki, 18. Takumi Minamino

Subs: 12. Kosuke Nakamura, 9. Shinya Yajima, 11. Musashi Suzuki, 14. Yosuke Ideguchi, 15. Masashi Kamekawa, 16. Takuma Asano, 17. Takuya Iwanam

Coach: Makoto Teguramori

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