Japan defeats Australia to lift AFC Women’s Asian Football Cup 2014
Japan won its maiden women’s Asian Football Cup (AFC) defeating defending champion Australia in the final match held in Vietnam. With this win, Japan became the first country to simultaneously hold both the FIFA Women’s World Cup (2011) and AFC Women’s Asian Football Cup (2014). Aya Miyama, the captain of Japan, was awarded the tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for her efforts.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2014