Japan v Nigeria, 20 August 2003

Score3-0 to Japan
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueNational Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance54,860

Goals:

Naohiro Takahara 1 G
Naohiro Takahara 39 G
Yasuhito Endo 72 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata
Defender Keisuke Tsuboi
Defender Nobuhisa Yamada
Defender/Centre back Tsuneyasu Miyamoto
Midfielder Yasuhito Endo
Midfielder Junichi Inamoto
Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura
Midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Greg Etafia
Defender/Centre back Efe Sodje
Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana
Forward Benedict Akwuegbu (captain)

Substitutions:

Yoshito Okubo for Naohiro Takahara 68

Substitutions:

Samuel Ayorinde for Ifeanyi Ekwueme 46
Kolo Adams for Patrick Ovie 65
Femi Opabunmi for Ike Kalu 78

On the bench:

Forward Yoshito Okubo

On the bench:

Forward Femi Opabunmi