Black Stars ‘B’ suffer defeat in Japan friendly

japan starsThe Black Stars ‘B’ have suffered a 3-0 defeat to the Japanese U-23 team in an international friendly played in Japan on Wednesday.

The Japanese U-23 side who used the game as part of preparations for this year’s Olympic games, scored all three goals against the home based Black Stars in the first half.

Yajima Shinya scored a brace for the Blue Samurai before Togashi Cayman added the third goal before the half time break.

The match which was played at the Best Amenity Stadium in Saga was to help raise funds for victims of Kumamoto earthquake disaster that occurred earlier this year.

Coach Maxwell Konadu and his team arrived in Japan over the weekend and were joined by Black Stars coach Avram Grant before Wednesday’s friendly game.

The team is expected to arrive in Ghana later this week.

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