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David Notoane's South Africa U23 Olympic team suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to host nation Japan in their Group A opener at the Tokyo Stadium.David Notoane's South Africa U23 Olympic team suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to host nation Japan in their Group A opener at the Tokyo Stadium.

SA suffer narrow defeat to hosts Japan in Olympic football opener | Sport

Real Madrid’s Takefusa Kubo scored the only goal as Japan beat South Africa in their opening game at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.Real Madrid’s Takefusa Kubo scored the only goal as Japan beat South Africa in their opening game at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

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Japan beat South Africa 1-0 in their opening clash of the 2020 Olympic Games thanks to an incredible goal from Real Madrid starlet Takefusa Kubo.Japan beat South Africa 1-0 in their opening clash of the 2020 Olympic Games thanks to an incredible goal from Real Madrid starlet Takefusa Kubo.

Takefusa Kubo's Goal vs South Africa

The South Africa men's soccer coach said the "stigmatization" his team has faced after three positive tests for COVID-19 is "disrespectful."The South Africa men's soccer coach said the "stigmatization" his team has faced after three positive tests for COVID-19 is "disrespectful."

South Africa Olympic coach upset as others stigmatize team over COVID

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Kubo scores late to give Japan a win over South AfricaKubo scores late to give Japan a win over South Africa

Takefusa Kubo lifts Japan in Tokyo Olympic opener | The Japan Times

Japan's opening match in men's football against South Africa at the Tokyo Olympics is to go ahead as scheduled after a sufficient number of South African players cleared COVID-19 protocols ahead of their Group A game.Japan's opening match in men's football against South Africa at the Tokyo Olympics is to go ahead as scheduled after a sufficient number of South African players cleared COVID-19 protocols ahead of their Group A game.

Olympics: Kubo winner sends Japan past South Africa in men's soccer opener

In the Tokyo Olympics, Japan will face South Africa in its first group league match in men's football on Thursday night. But whether the game will be held depends on the virus tests the South African team will take before the match.In the Tokyo Olympics, Japan will face South Africa in its first group league match in men's football on Thursday night. But whether the game will be held depends on the virus tests the South African team will take before the match.

PCR tests to decide fate of S.Africa football team | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Hosts Japan got their men's football campaign at the postponed Olympic Games off to a winning start as they beat a COVID-19-hit South Africa in their opening match here.Hosts Japan got their men's football campaign at the postponed Olympic Games off to a winning start as they beat a COVID-19-hit South Africa in their opening match here.

Japan open Tokyo 2020 campaign with win over COVID-19-hit South Africa

A much-depleted South Africa face a challenge making an impact at the 2020 Olympic men’s football tournament, as hosts Japan displayed in a clinical 1-0 win in the teams’ opening Group A game on Thursday.A much-depleted South Africa face a challenge making an impact at the 2020 Olympic men’s football tournament, as hosts Japan displayed in a clinical 1-0 win in the teams’ opening Group A game on Thursday.

Depleted SA U-23s face a struggle in Tokyo as they start with defeat against Japan

South Africa went down 1-0 to Japan in their Olympic football opener on Thursday, after their squad was forced to isolate in the lead-up to the game.South Africa went down 1-0 to Japan in their Olympic football opener on Thursday, after their squad was forced to isolate in the lead-up to the game.

SA beaten in Olympic football after Covid-hit build-up | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures, results and news

A much-depleted South Africa got a taste of what's to come at the 2020 Olympic men’s football tournament as hosts Japan took a clinical 1-0 win in the teams’ opening Group A game on Thursday.A much-depleted South Africa got a taste of what's to come at the 2020 Olympic men’s football tournament as hosts Japan took a clinical 1-0 win in the teams’ opening Group A game on Thursday.

Depleted SA U-23s face a struggle in Tokyo as they start with loss to Japan

South Africa's Olympic football coach hit out at "stigmatisation" of his squad after they were forced to isolate before their 1-0 defeat to Japan on Thursday.South Africa's Olympic football coach hit out at "stigmatisation" of his squad after they were forced to isolate before their 1-0 defeat to Japan on Thursday.

SA coach slams COVID-19 'stigmatisation' | eNCA

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Japan are huge favourites to pick up maximum points in their Group A opener on Thursday. In the pool – a ‘group of death’ – the hosts are joined by South Africa, Italy, France and Mexico.Japan are huge favourites to pick up maximum points in their Group A opener on Thursday. In the pool – a ‘group of death’ – the hosts are joined by South Africa, Italy, France and Mexico.

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The South Africa under-23 football team kick off their Tokyo Olympics campaign with a match against hosts Japan on Thursday, 22 July.The South Africa under-23 football team kick off their Tokyo Olympics campaign with a match against hosts Japan on Thursday, 22 July.

SA U23 lose to hosts Japan in Tokyo Olympics opener

The South Africa men's soccer match against Japan will kick off as scheduled at 8:00 p.m. (1100 GMT), organisers said on Thursday.The South Africa men's soccer match against Japan will kick off as scheduled at 8:00 p.m. (1100 GMT), organisers said on Thursday.

South Africa opener to kick off as scheduled | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures, results and news

The U23 Olympic team has been boosted with a duo from Kaizer Chiefs, Reeve Frosler and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo.The U23 Olympic team has been boosted with a duo from Kaizer Chiefs, Reeve Frosler and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo.

SA U23 Olympic soccer team to play against Japan in opening match

Takefusa Kubo has scored the only goal with a curling strike off the post to give Japan a 1-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match in men’s Olympic soccerTakefusa Kubo has scored the only goal with a curling strike off the post to give Japan a 1-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match in men’s Olympic soccer

Japan opens Olympic men's soccer with 1-0 win over SAfrica - The Washington Post

Hosts Japan and defending champions Brazil opened their campaigns with wins.Hosts Japan and defending champions Brazil opened their campaigns with wins.

Crisis-hit South Africa slip to Japan defeat in Olympics opener | The Independent

An uneven match in terms of level of play that was not reflected in the scoreboard; the home team ended up winning with a great action of the Real Madrid player; Take Kubo. South Africa sought to close the spaces to avoid losing by a larger score. An uneven match in terms of level of play that was not reflected in the scoreboard; the home team ended up winning with a great action of the Real Madrid player; Take Kubo. South Africa sought to close the spaces to avoid losing by a larger score. 

Goal and Highlights of Japan 1-0 South Africa on Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | 07/22/2021 - VAVEL USA

South Africa went down 1-0 to Japan in their Olympic football opener on Thursday, after their squad was forced to isolate in the lead-upSouth Africa went down 1-0 to Japan in their Olympic football opener on Thursday, after their squad was forced to isolate in the lead-up

Tokyo 2020: Japan beat South Africa in Olympic football

TOKYO (AP) -- An empty stadium is not how Japanese athletes imagined competing for the first time in Tokyo at their home Olympics.TOKYO (AP) -- An empty stadium is not how Japanese athletes imagined competing for the first time in Tokyo at their home Olympics.

Japan opens Olympic men's soccer with 1-0 win over S Africa - The Mainichi

South Africa coach slams Covid 'stigmatisation'South Africa coach slams Covid 'stigmatisation'

South Africa coach slams Covid 'stigmatisation' - RFI