Urgent: China’s women draw with Japan in East Asian Football Championship

TOKYO, July 26– China’s national women’s football team drew 0-0 with Japan in Tuesday’s closing East Asian Football Championship game in Kashima, Japan. The result means Japan win the 2022 East Asian Football Championship with two wins and one draw, while China finished second with one win and two draws. In the 32nd minute, Japan nearly scored after China…

TOKYO, July 26 (Xinhua) — China’s national women’s football team drew 0-0 with Japan in Tuesday’s closing East Asian Football Championship game in Kashima, Japan.

The result means Japan win the 2022 East Asian Football Championship with two wins and one draw, while China finished second with one win and two draws.

In the 32nd minute, Japan nearly scored after China goalkeeper Zhu Yu spilled the ball, but Gao Cheng slid in to make a vital block.

The hosts mounted sustained pressure late in the game, but neither side could find a winner in a frantic last few moments. Enditem

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