04/04/2014516
2:0 (1:0)
  • Meika NISHIDA (5')
  • Fuka KONO (78')

Summary

Japan crowned U-17 queens
Goals at either end of the Costa Rica 2014 final ensured Japan collected a deserved 2-0 win over Spain for their maiden FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup crown. More »

Line-ups

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1
2
2
5
4
6
5
7
6
8
7
10
9
11
10
14
11
15
17
16
18

Substitute(s)

12
13
21
21
3
3
4
8
9
12
13
14
17
15
18
16
19
19
20
20

Coaches

Asako TAKEMOTO TAKAKURA (JPN)
(ESP) Jorge VILDA

Officials

Referee: Lucila VENEGAS (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Enedina CAUDILLO (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Lixy ENRIQUEZ (MEX)Fourth official: Marianela ARAYA CRUZ (CRC)Fifth official: Kimberly MOREIRA (CRC)

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Statistics

15Shots6
5Corner kicks2
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
47%Possession (%)53%
  • The team of Italy come 3rd place
  • Players of Japan celebrate winning the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
  • Hina Sugita of Japan (C), adidas Golden Ball, Yui Hasegawa of Japan (L), adidas Silver Ball and Pilar Garrote (R) of Spain, adidas Bronze Ball
  • Hina Sugita of Japan wins the adidas Bronze Boot
  • Yui Hasegawa of Japan wins the adidas Silver Ball
  • Pilar Garrote of Spain wins the adidas Bronze Ball

"First of all, I’d like to say that the team and I are proud to have won this international tournament. From the start of the competition I could see how strong this Spain team were and I fully expected to meet them again in the final, which is exactly what happened. I could see some fear in the eyes of my players before the game but, thanks to all the effort they put in and all the hours in training, they put in a performance I’m very pleased with. The players are still very young and this is their first major tournament. Despite the win, I’d like them to remember there is still a lot for all of them to learn and that this is merely a first step towards reaching their full potential," Asako Takemoto Takakura, Japan coach.  

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