Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 11/13/14
Alberto Zaccheroni Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni says the individual brilliance of some of his players helped his side to secure the comeback victory against Ghana in an international friendly on Tuesday. Manchester United star Shinji Kagawa sparked the second-half fightback as the Blue Samurai came from a goal behind to beat Ghana 3-1 in the game in played at the Yokohama International Stadium. Frank Acheampong sent the West Africans into halftime with a shock lead at Nissan Stadium after opening the scoring in the 24th minute, but Kagawa equalized five minutes after the break to turn the tide Japan’s way. Yasuhito Endo put the Asian champions in front with a long-range shot in the 64th minute, before Keisuke Honda headed in another to earn Japan a second consecutive friendly win having beaten Guatemala 3-0 last Friday. The Italian coach says the individual brilliance of some of his players help the steer his side to victory against Ghana. “We were able to turn things around and c...
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