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Japan 3-0 South Korea

Japan 3-0 South Korea 10/08/11, Sapporo Dome, Sapporo Scorers: Kagawa (2), Honda Japan finally found their scoring touch and retained their UFWC title in some style in this friendly match – if any game against big rivals South Korea can be considered a friendly. Alberto Zaccheroni’s Japan have been strong in defence, but often struggled […]

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Japan vs South Korea: UFWC title match preview

Japan vs South Korea 10 August 2011, Sapporo Dome The UFWC is back with a huge title match between reigning Unofficial Football World Champions Japan and challengers South Korea. As always with the UFWC, it’s winner takes all, and this so-called friendly match should be hugely competitive. Japan have been UFWC champs since October 2010, […]

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South Korea ready to make another UFWC challenge

Japan vs South Korea 10 August 2011, Sapporo Dome UFWC challengers South Korea have named their squad for the forthcoming title match against champions Japan, to be played on 10 August in Sapparo. South Korea, or Korea Republic, have come as close as anyone to defeating Japan during their current reign. With a damaging match-fixing […]

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Japan 2-2 South Korea (3-0 pen)

Japan 2-2 South Korea (After Extra Time; Japan won 3-0 on penalties) Doha, Qatar – 25/01/11 Scorers: Maeda 36, Hosogai 98 (Japan); Sung-Yeung 23 (pen), Jae-Won 120 (S. Korea) UFWC champions Japan were given a major scare by challengers South Korea, and needed extra time and a penalty shootout to emerge victorious, and advance to […]

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Japan vs South Korea: Asian Cup Semi-Final

Doha, Qatar – 25/01/11 Three months ago, Japan and South Korea faced each other in a ‘friendly’ match with the UFWC title at stake. Now, they will face each other again, with the UFWC title and a place in the Asian Cup Final hanging in the balance. South Korea’s passage to the Semi-Final was not […]

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