Japan captures AFC Women's Asian Cup
[WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2015: Qualifying] Japan, the defending Women's World Cup champion, won the AFC Women's Asian Cup with a 1-0 win over Australia in the final
before 10,000 fans in Ho Chi Minh City. They will be joined by China, South Korea and Thailand in next year's expanded Women's World Cup.
Iwashimizu scored the game's lone goal in the 28th minute. Japan captain Aya Miyama was named the tournament's best player, and South Korea's Park Eun-sun was the top scorer with six goals in five games.
Japan started Seattle Reign star Nahomi Kawasumi,
while Australia's Matildas featured seven NWSL players.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying: Robbie Keane July 24, 1:09 p.m. |
"Of course, it's embarrassing ... It's embarrassing because we're the LA Galaxy, and the scoreline doesn't ... What They're Saying: Bruce Arena July 24, 1:05 p.m.
"I think [it's] a real lesson for a lot of players. You talk a lot [during ... Man United humbles Galaxy 7-0 before 86,432 fans July 24, 1:21 a.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Manchester United showed it had no problem adapting to the system of new Dutch ... Plans for Kansas City soccer village unveiled July 24, 1:08 a.m.
[U.S. SOCCER] Kansas City, Kan., is home to a state-of-the-art soccer stadium in Sporting Park. Now, ... Earthquakes break out of slump in big way July 24, 12:52 a.m.
[MLS: Week 20] The San Jose Earthquakes snapped their five-game winless streak with a 5-1 win ... NBA All-Star interrupts Real Madrid practice July 24, 12:39 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Summer soccer in the USA means big clubs from around the ... Thorns quiet after early Morgan goal July 24, 12:34 a.m.
[NWSL: Week 16] The Portland Thorns FC scored 14 goals in their previous three games but ... Champions Shield goes to Manchester City July 24, 12:21 a.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Sporting Kansas City lost for the first time in four games against English Premier ... Scorpions jump into lead with third win July 23, 11:11 p.m.
[NASL: Fall Week 3] The San Antonio Scorpions moved on top in the NASL with a ... Cuevas is happy to be back in Charleston July 23, 11:01 p.m.
[USL PRO: Week 19] Jose Cuevas, who had spent the last two seasons with the Charleston ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives