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Aya Sameshima struck in the 93rd minute of the team’s final game of the year Tuesday as Nadeshiko Japan defeated Canada 3-2 in a friendly.

Sameshima robbed defender Emily Zurrer in the final minute of injury time before holding her nerve to beat goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe in a one-on-one to hand the world and Asian champions their second win over the hosts in three days.

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