Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women’s World Cup

FILE PHOTO: Japan women's soccer team head coach Asako Takakura directs her team players during their training session for the FIFA Women's World Cup, in Narashino, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo May 22, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan’s training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura’s team began their final preparations for the women’s World Cup in France. The “Nadeshiko” head to France on Monday hoping to reach their third consecutive final of the tournament they won in 2011. Takakura is keen to […]

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