France 2018

JAPAN IN FOCUS

THE ROAD TO THE FINAL

Group phase

  • USA 0-1 Japan
  • Spain 1-0 Japan
  • Japan 6-0 Paraguay

THE ROAD TO THE FINAL

Knockout phase

  • Germany 1-3 Japan
  • England 0-2 Japan

JAPAN IN STATS

  • 12 GOALS SCORED
  • 2 GOALS AGAINST


THE TOP SCORER

Riko

UEKI

5 Goals

PLAYER TO WATCH

Fuka

NAGANO


  • adidas Golden Ball - FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
  • “Dare To Shine” Player of the Match, England-Japan


THE COACH

Futoshi

IKEDA

  • Former Urawa Red Diamonds defender
  • Succeeded Asako Takakura as Japan U-20 coach
  • Led Young Nadeshiko to Asian U-19 championship title in 2017

DID YOU KNOW?


5 Japanese players have already been crowned world champions. Fuka Kono, Moeka Minami, Asato Miyagawa, Fuka Nagano and Misuka Sato took the honours at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014.

FRANCE 2018

Will Japan win the title?


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