Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020 - Women

Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020 - Women

22 July - 7 August

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Players of Japan pose for a team photograph
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Olympic record

Japan have qualified for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament on four previous occasions, with their best performance occurring at London 2012, when they won the silver medal after being edged out 2-1 by USA in the final.

The road to Tokyo

As hosts of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020, Japan automatically qualified for the finals competition.

The stat

2 – Japan have won two youth Women’s World Cups in recent years: the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2014 and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2018—all pointing to a bright future for the Nadeshiko.

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