Hajime Moriyasu’s side defended well but couldn’t find an equalizer.
After their 4-1 win over Paraguay, the Samurai Blue shifted their focus to an encounter with world No. 1 Brazil.
Raimundo Mendes secured the medal with a cracking result at just eight minutes to the end, sealing Brazil’s fifth consecutive gold medal in Paralympics.
Eiko Kakehata and Norika Hagiwara combined for five goals in the opening half, providing a big offensive spark for the hosts.
Lee made history at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre by being the first gymnast of Asian descent to win the women’s all-around.
Horigome made history by becoming the first medalist in the new Olympic sport.
The Real Madrid winger lived up to expectations as one of Japan's brightest young stars.
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