Watch: Japan and Norway fans gear up for World Cup clash

Holly Patrick
Saturday 05 August 2023 08:19 BST
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Watch as fans gear up to watch Japan and Norway's World Cup clash as the last-16 begins on Saturday, 5 August in Wellington, New Zealand.

Japan have emerged as one of the tournament favourites after finishing top of Group C and becoming the top scorers in the group stage.

They scored 11 goals in the group stage without conceding.

Norway finished second in Group A despite playing most of the first round without Ada Hegerberg.

The star striker took part in training in the New Zealand capital on Friday but has not played in more than two weeks.

Hegerberg has not been named in Norway's starting XI, which is: Emilie Haavi, Sophie Roman Haug, Caroline Graham Hansen, Guro Reiten, Ingrid Syrstad Engen, Vilde Boe Risa, Tuva Hansen, Mathilde Hauge Harviken, Maren Naevdal Mjelde, Thea Bjelde, and Aurora Mikalsen.

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