Nadeshiko Japan books ninth straight Women's World Cup berth

Soccer Jan 31, 2022

Nadeshiko Japan books ninth straight Women's World Cup berth

Nadeshiko Japan qualified for the Women's World Cup on Sunday with a 7-0 Asian Cup quarterfinal win against Thailand in Navi Mumbai, India. The tournament is doubling as a qualifier for next year's World Cup to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Japan, ranked 13th ...

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 ...