Game 7: Mexico 36 vs 3 Japan

Team Mexico defeats Team Japan to get the third victory in a row







Monterrey, N.L. June 8, 2016.- With a great performance on the offensive Fernando Mejia, the Mexican national team beat Japan with a score of 36-6 in front of a crowd of about 8,500 fans who witnessed a big party at the World University Championship of American Football in the Estadio Tecnologico this Wednesday evening.

Mejia Chavez carried the ball twice and gained 75 yards to score in the first drive of the Mexican, Rodrigo Arias made the extra point to put the score 7-0, to the surprised of the Japanese.

A run of 53 yards in the same first quarter by Fernando Mejia brought the second touchdown for Mexico and the extra was good to make it 14-0.

Japan in the second quarter broke the zero with a field goal of 38 yards Kenichi Otsuka to go to halftime 14-3.
In the third period cufflink Francisco Mata who plays for Auténticos Tigres and Leo Magellan who plays for Borregos, worked perfectly to complete a 68 yeards pass for a touchdown that help Mexico to increase their advantage 21-3.

For the last quarter, Fernando Mejia appeared once again for a five yards run to get his 3rd touchdown of the evening and make the score 28-3.

Max Villarreal, who replaced Mata as a quarterback, ran 67 yards for the fifth touchdown of the game, Rodrigo Arias got the conversion for the final score of 36 points to 3.

The most valuable player was Fernando Mejia Mexico for his 223 rushing yards, while Japan was Hiroaki Nakazato.
Mexico will have their last game against Team USA Saturday June 11 where it is expected a large turnout by football fans.