• Kyodo News


Yamanashi Gakuin edged Aomori Yamada 1-0 to capture its first national high school soccer championship title on Monday.

Teppei Usui scored what turned out to be the decider in the 11th minute, the midfielder beating Masatoshi Kushibiki with a fabulous strike in front of a holiday crowd of over 43,000 at National Stadium.

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