Follow Japan 2012 on

The Olympic champions have been determined over recent weeks but now focus turns to the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup Japan 2012, which promises to be another high quality and significant event for women’s football.

Supporters from all over the globe will be able to follow the tournament, including LIVE Video Streaming in some countries, here at

Japan will be hosting its maiden women’s football tournament little more than 12 months since the Nadeshiko were crowned world champions, with women’s football in the east Asian nation enjoying significant growth during that time.

The sixth edition of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will run from 19 August to 8 September and will see the 16 finest women’s U-20 sides compete across host cities Hiroshima, Kobe, Miyagi, Saitama and Tokyo.

Check out daily for interviews, analysis, stories and exclusive insights on all the teams, as well as previews, match reports, match highlights and photos from every game.

As if that is not enough, for the inside information on those involved, take a look at the team profiles for key facts such as squads’ historical record at the tournament, their qualifying form and the players most likely to make a splash on the big stage. LIVE Video Streaming * TV is available in the following countries Europe *Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom.