• Kyodo


Hat tricks by Yuika Sugasawa and Mizuho Sakaguchi fueled the Japan women’s soccer team to a 12-0 victory over Jordan at the Asian Games on Thursday.

Nahomi Kawasumi and Chinatsu Kira each bagged a brace for Norio Sasaki’s world and Asian champions, who also saw captain Aya Miyama register on the scoresheet.

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