Men’s Olympic Football – Japan vs South Africa Preview & Prediction

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THE FACTS

When is Japan vs South Africa taking place? Japan vs South Africa will take place on Thursday 22nd July, 2021 at 12:00 (UK)

Where is Japan vs South Africa taking place? Japan vs South Africa will take place at Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

Where can I get tickets for Japan vs South Africa? Ticket information for Japan vs South Africa can be found here

What TV channel is Japan vs South Africa on in the UK? Japan vs South Africa will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream Japan vs South Africa in the UK? Eurosport subscribers can stream the match live via Eurosport Player

THE PREDICTION

The host nation will be eager to do well in the men’s football tournament and the very fact they have called up key internationals Hiroki Sakai, Maya Yoshida and Wataru Endo. They will be typically be very solid at the back and at the very least, will be incredibly tough to break down. South Africa are unquestionably one of the weaker teams in the tournament and it is hard to see them getting much joy in this difficult group. They will find it difficult enough against the Japanese and a win and clean sheet looks to be on the cards for the host nation here.

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