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The leading team in the top-tier Japanese women’s league, INAC Kobe Leonessa will play English Champions Arsenal Ladies in a charity football match.

The match will be played on 30th November 2011 at Tokyo’s National Stadium to help support recovery efforts following the earthquake and tsunami.

The charity game will be played after Japan’s top-tier league (Nadeshiko League) concludes its season.

INAC Kobe Leonessa’s squad includes many top class players, such as Japan’s captain Homare Sawa, Kawasumi 
and Ohno.

Arsenal ladies have had a successful season wining the inaugural women’s Super League and the Continental Cup. Four members of the Arsenal Ladies squad were in the England team at the recent women’s World Cup 2011. 



Arsenal Ladies will travel to Asia to face the Japan women’s football league Champions when the season concludes in November.


The first kick-off time has been confirmed (30th November 2011), the match will be played at Japan’s national stadium at 19:15 (local time), 11:15am (GMT) and will be broadcast on the Japanese network NTV BS


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  1. Asa 10 years ago

    Thank you Gromit

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