France Defeat Japan With A Gouiri Brace


A brace of goals by Amine Gouiri gave France a 2-1 victory over Japan in Group E today at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. Gouiri opened the scoring in the 13th minute of the game and just past the midpoint of the second half, the prolific striker scored again. Japan halved the deficit through a Taisei Miyashiro penalty after falling behind by 2 goals.