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INAC Kobe Leonessa players celebrate after winning the Empress' Cup on Saturday in Osaka.
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Jan 27, 2024
Kobe sinks Urawa in dramatic Empress' Cup final
"I'm very happy as the players worked hard to get this far and put in efforts together," said Kobe manager Jordi Ferron.
The INAC Kobe Leonessa women's football team poses for a photo before a WE League Cup match against Chifure AS Elfen Saitama on Sept. 10 at Noevir Stadium in Kobe.
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Oct 24, 2023
Kobe women's soccer team lets fans decide ticket price
One fan paid as much as ¥10,000, according to an INAC Kobe Leonessa club official.
Japan Times
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Apr 17, 2021
Designer Hiroko Koshino brings fashion to 'beautiful game'
Japan midfielder Emi Nakajima, who modeled one of the new designs at the launch, said she looked forward to playing in them.
Japan Times
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Dec 15, 2020
Nadeshiko star Mana Iwabuchi leaving INAC to join Aston Villa
The Japan Times has learned that the longtime Japan international will sign for the Women's Super League side early next week.
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Feb 16, 2020
New Japanese women's soccer league to require female executives at each club
Teams taking part in Japan's new women's professional soccer league, that is scheduled to begin play in 2021, will be required to have at least one female executive, sources knowledgeable about the plan said Friday.
Japan Times
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Feb 5, 2020
Nadeshiko League legend Shinobu Ono hangs up cleats
Former Japan striker Shinobu Ono, the all-time top goal scorer in the women's Nadeshiko League, has retired from soccer after 21 seasons, her former club Nojima Stella Kanagawa Sagamihara said Wednesday.
Japan Times
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Jun 17, 2016
INAC confirms Seattle move for Kawasumi
Nahomi Kawasumi, who played a pivotal role in helping Nadeshiko Japan win the 2011 Women's World Cup, will join U.S. National Women's Soccer League club the Seattle Reign, INAC Kobe Leonessa confirmed Friday.
Japan Times
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Dec 26, 2015
Sawa aims for goal in career finale
Homare Sawa will take to the field on Sunday for the very last time in her 25-year career, and the women's soccer icon is determined to end on a high note with the Empress' Cup in her hand, and with a goal, too.
Japan Times
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Dec 19, 2015
Retiring Sawa, INAC reach Empress' Cup semifinals
Homare Sawa, who announced her retirement at the end of the season, will at least have another game before calling it a career after playing the full 90 minutes in INAC Kobe Leonessa's 2-0 win over AS Saitama in the Empress' Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.
Japan Times
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Jan 29, 2014
Nadeshiko Japan's Kawasumi to play for U.S. team
Nadeshiko Japan midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi is set for a move from INAC Kobe Leonessa to a team in the National Women's Soccer League in the United States, INAC general manager Yasunori Yamashita said Wednesday.

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Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
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