Japan defeats US 3-1 in Women's World Cup Final - Macleans.ca

Japan defeats US 3-1 in Women’s World Cup Final

First Asian team to win the title

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Japan defeated the US in a 3-1 shoot-out on Sunday in the FIFA women’s World Cup final in Frankfurt, Germany. Saki Kumagai scored the winning goal on American goalkeeper Hope Solo. The win comes as a fairy tale victory for the disaster-stricken country, Al Jazeera English reports. Japan is the first Asian team to win the women’s title.

Al Jazeera English

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