I had thought that Japan would be getting a drubbing from Australia, the world number one team.
However, Japan put up a gallant performance and displayed some moments of brilliant hockey.
Credit to Japan goalkeeper Takashi Yoshikawa for defending the goal so well. He was declared the Man of the Match by the end of the game.
Event: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016: Day 6: Match 17: Australia (3) – Japan (1)
Venue: Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh
Date: 13th April, 2016
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