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Rika Masuya scored twice as women’s world champion Japan took a step closer to defending its Asian Games title on Friday, thrashing Hong Kong 9-0 to advance to the semifinals.

Nanase Kiryu also grabbed a double in a game that resembled little more than a training exercise for Norio Sasaki’s team, which will now face Vietnam in the last four on Monday. Vietnam beat Thailand 2-1

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