Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 13, 2019

Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Winger Yui Hasegawa skipped practice to treat an ankle injury Wednesday as Nadeshiko Japan prepared for its upcoming Women's World Cup clash with Group D opponent Scotland. The 22-year-old attacker, who has emerged as a key playmaker for Asako Takakura's side, appeared to hurt her ...

Nadeshiko's Saki Kumagai a finalist for BBC honor

Soccer Apr 18, 2019

Nadeshiko's Saki Kumagai a finalist for BBC honor

by Dan Orlowitz

With over 100 international caps and six seasons of service for women's soccer titan Olympique Lyonnais, defender Saki Kumagai is already recognized by those in the know as one of the sport's top players. Now the rest of the world will have a chance to ...