• A victory for women's football

    A victory for women's football

    Japan took the honours at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014, a competition that proved to be one big party for the host nation.
  • Sugita: I’m living a dream

    Sugita: I’m living a dream

    Hina Sugita spoke to FIFA.com after picking up the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica. Thanks in part to her performances, Japan lifted the trophy after seeing off Spain in the final.

Group matches - Group C
16 March ESP0:2 (0:1)Summary JPN
19 March NZL0:3 (0:2)Summary ESP
23 March PAR1:7 (1:3)Summary ESP
Quarter-finals
27 March NGA0:3 (0:1)Summary ESP
Semi-finals
31 March ITA0:2 (0:0)Summary ESP
Final
04 April JPN2:0 (1:0)Summary ESP
  • Onyinyechukwu Okeke of Nigeria is beaten by a shot from Spain's Patri Guijarro
  • 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
  • Deyna Castellanos (C) and Gabriela Garcia (L) of Venezuela and Hina Sugita pose with the adidas Bronze Boot
  • Deyna Castellanos (L) and Gabriela Garcia of Venezuela win the adidas Golden Boot
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