Japan women's national football team
Japan women's national football team (サッカー日本女子代表 Sakkā Nihon Joshi Daihyō), also known as Nadeshiko Japan (なでしこジャパン), is a
Nadeshiko Japan is best known as the first Asian team to win the
Japan Football Association (JFA) set up an official women's organization in 1979. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) asked each member country to promote and develop the sport among women.
The women’s national team qualified for the "1991 FIFA Women's World Cup" in China.
In the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, Japan defeated the United States team in the last game of a knockout tournament.