The Black Meteors of Ghana got pummelled 6-0 by Japan in an international friendly [VIDEO]

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The Black Meteors of Ghana got pummelled 6-0 by Japan in an international friendly Saturday morning.

The match – which is the first of games with the Olympic teams of Japan and South Korra over the next 10 days – was held at Best Denki Stadium Stadium in Fukuoka.

Ritsu Doan opened the scoring on 16 minutes with a half volley from inside the box after goalkeeper William Essau blocked an initial shot into his path.

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Real Madrid attacker Takefusa Kubo then doubled the lead when he was found free in the Meteors area in the 32nd minute.

An attempt by Frank Assinki to block a pass saw the centre-back turn the ball into his own net in the 44th minute, making it 3-0.

Japan continued on the front pedal in the second half.

Yuki Soma increased their tally within three minutes.

It turned 5-0 in the 56th minute when Ayase Ueda completed a well-worked attack with a free header.

Ghana’s only brightest moment came in the 74th minute when Osman Bukari enjoyed a solo run from his own half but had his final strike blocked for a corner kick.

Kaoru Mitoma then completed the 6-0 mauling in the 89th minute after a sweet build-up play.

The Black Meteors next face South Korea twice on June 12 and 15 in Jeju.

 

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