06:52 31 July 2016
GOIANIA, Brazil, July 30, Kyodo
Japan were of no challenge to Brazil as Makoto Teguramori’s side went down 2-0 at the hands of Neymar & Co. in their final Rio Olympic warm-up on Saturday.
Brazil cantered to a win behind first-half goals from Gabriel Barbosa and Marquinhos ahead of their opening Olympic Group A game against South Africa on Thursday.
Japan, eyeing their first medal since Mexico 1968, launch their sixth successive Olympic campaign against Nigeria in Group B in Manaus, also on Thursday.
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