- Hikaru Naomoto (25')
- Aoba Fujino (27')
Forsyth Barr Stadium
6:00 AM, 26 July 2023
Dunedin, New Zealand
- Maria Ferrieri Caputi
Should USWNT and other World Cup favourites fear Japan?
Match ends, Japan 2, Costa Rica 0.
Second Half ends, Japan 2, Costa Rica 0.
Riko Ueki (Japan) wins a free kick on the left wing.
U.S., Mexico submit joint bid to host 2027 Women's World Cup
The United States and Mexico submitted a joint bid Friday to co-host the 2027 Women's World Cup, with a joint bid from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands as well as one from Brazil also submitted.
Germany, Netherlands, Belgium submit joint bid to host WWC
Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have submitted a joint bid to world football governing body FIFA to host the Women's World Cup in 2027, the countries' football associations said on Friday.