Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Japan's men's footy team leave London empty-handed

London Olympics 2012
London Olympics 2012 (Photo credit: Andrea Vascellari)
Japanese men&s football team at the London Olympics ended without a medal.

Japan, who lost the semi-final match to Mexico, played South Korea to get a bronze medal on August 10th, 2012.

In the first half, Arsenal's striker Park Chu-Young, and in the second half Augsberg's Koo Ja-Cheol scored goals. Japan could not break down a well-organised Korean rearguard; Korea won
2 - 0. They claimed their first Olympic football medal.

Posted for Hiroyasu

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