On December 25, a charity soccer game will take place at the National Stadium in Tokyo in order to provide reconstruction support for areas affected by last March's Great East Japan Earthquake. As a post-quake recovery effort, the evacuees and the victims will be invited to this game, which will start at 7 p.m. on Christmas Day. This game is scheduled to be broadcast live on BS Asahi and later on Asahi Newstar.
This charity game originated with Homare Sawa, who won the Ballon…Continue
AFC National Team of the Year - Women
Presented to the women's national team which has performed outstandingly in AFC and/or FIFA Competitions.
AFC Assistant Referee of the Year - Women
This award is…Continue
It's already past midnight in Japan and the day is 6th September... So, this is the greatest Nadeshiko's birthday :
HOMARE SAWA !
She is 34 years old today. Happy Birthday to you, Homare ^_ ^Continue
"I had no idea that winning an Olympic silver medal would be such a bitter thing. I can't give up soccer."
Sports Hochi earlier reported that Homare Sawa had decided to retire from Japan's women's national soccer team, or the Nadeshiko Japan in Japanese and that Homare Sawa would be somewhat likely to retire as a player at the end of this season. She is now 33 years…Continue
Homare Sawa, who has won the Ballon d'Or, missed most of the games at the 2012 Algarve Cup owing to bad health. INAC Kobe Leonessa, the L. League's current champions, has formally announced that she is actually suffering from a benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. According to reliable sources, it will take approximately one month for this illness to be completely cured. This means she will miss the first two games of the “Kirin Challenge…Continue
Homare Sawa has stepped down as the Nadeshiko Japan captain, Aya Miyama takes the captains armband.
Aya Miyama will take over the captaincy of Nadeshiko Japan as the FIFA women's World Champions look to…Continue
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Sawa injured her right thigh during INAC Kobe's recent game against FC…Continue
The 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards is coming to London at the start of what will be a truly special year for sport in the English capital. The Ceremony will be broadcast to a worldwide TV audience from the heart of London at Central Hall, Westminster, on the evening of Monday, February 6th 2012 .The event provides a high profile focus as stars of the sporting world come together to salute the finest sports performances of the…Continue
Homare Sawa (Japan) wins the FIFA women's World Player of the year award 2011 beating Marta and Wambach. Norio Sasaki (Japan) beat Bruno Bini (France) and Pia Sundhage (USWNT) to win the Women's World Coach of the Year 2011.
Nadeshiko Japan veteran Homare Sawa was crowned the FIFA women's World Player of the Year 2011 beating five time winner Marta and Abby…Continue
At the press conference for the Women's Coach and Player of the Year. The FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year candidates Marta, Homare Sawa and Abby Wambach were joined by Bruno Bini, Norio Sasaki and Pia Sundhage, the three nominees for the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football award. Each person took turns to address the media.
Here is a short selection of what was…Continue
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Marta, Sawa and Wambach are all contenders for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or Award for the Women's World Player of the Year 2011 award.
Ten women from the World of women's football were short-listed for the prestigious…Continue
Nadeshiko Japan trio Homare Sawa, Aya Miyama and Ayumi Kaihori have been nominated as the final three for the AFC Women’s Player of the Year, Asian football’s governing body announced Wednesday.
Sawa, won the honors as the MVP and the top scorer of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in the summer, while Kaihori and Miyama of…Continue
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The list of ten female candidates has been drawn up by experts from the Committee for Women’s Football and the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ as well as by experts from France Football. The list of ten coaches has been drawn up by football experts from the Football Committee, the Technical and Development Committee and the Committee for Women’s Football and the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, as well as by a group of experts from France Football.
The new cartoon story called "Soccer Shojo Kaede" (Soccer girl Kaede), is based on the life of Homare…Continue
Homare Sawa from Japan was voted Best Player of the Tournament women's soccer Algarve Cup 2011
Photo: AP Photo/Armando…Continue