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Japan advances to quarterfinals at U20 World Cup

Japan advances to quarterfinals at U20 World Cup

Host Japan beat Switzerland 4-0 on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the women's under-20 World Cup while Mexico defeated New Zealand by the same score to also advance from Group A.
Yoko Tanaka scored with free kicks in each half, and Asuka Nishikawa and Hikaru Naomoto added second-half goals as Japan improved to seven points from two wins and a draw in group play.
Elsewhere, Jeoun Eun-ha scored twice late in the second half as South Korea also advanced to the next round with a 2-0 win over Brazil in Group B.
Francisca Ordega scored a hat trick as Nigeria coasted to a 4-0 win over Italy in Group B's other game to advance.
Germany was the first team to book its place in the quarterfinals.


Updated : 2021-05-08 08:56 GMT+08:00