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 ...

Japan to bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Soccer / Women's World Cup Feb 20, 2019

Japan to bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

The Japan Football Association announced Wednesday it will go forward with a long-planned bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup. The announcement came after FIFA informed its member associations about the start of the bidding process for the tournament, which follows this year's Women's ...

Nadeshiko Japan to face France in pre-World Cup friendly

Soccer Feb 5, 2019

Nadeshiko Japan to face France in pre-World Cup friendly

Japan will warm up for this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup with a friendly against host France in April, the Japan Football Association said Tuesday. Nadeshiko Japan will face France on April 4 at Stade de l'Abbe-Deschamps in Auxerre. World No. 8 Japan has won ...