Japan reach Women World Cup quarterfinals after 8 years

Kathmandu: Asian country Japan has entered the quarterfinals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after eight years.

In the match held today, Japan defeated Norway, which was seen as a contender for the title, by 3-1 goals.

With today’s victory, Japan, who scored 14 goals in the World Cup, sent the 1995 winner Norway home.

2015 runner-up Japan was eliminated from the pre-quarterfinals four years ago.

Now the winner of 2011, Japan, will play the match with Sweden and America in the quarterfinals.