Final Game of Group League in Women’s World Cup (2018/London) [Japan 3-6 Belgium]

   “Sakura Japan” women’s national team (world ranking 12nd) lost Belgium (world ranking 13rd) by 3-6 in the group D of World Cup that is held at London in England. They could not advance to the playoff in this world cup.

Game Result

Game No.19 2:00
Japan – Belgium
Game Record


  • 36th min PC – #9 FW Akiko Kato (Coca Cola West Red Sparks)
  • 50th min PC – #11 DF Kana Nomura (Nanto Ginko SHOOTING STARS)
  • 57th min PC – #7 MF Haruki Nagai (Sony HC BRAVIA Ladies)

Final Ranking

Team World Ranking Gr
Champion  Netherlands 1st A
2nd  Ireland 16th B
3rd  Spain 11th C
4th  Australia 5th D
5th  Germany 6th C
6th  England (Host) 2nd B
7th  Argentina 3rd C
8th  India 10th B
9th  Italy 17th A
10th  Belgium 13th D
11th  New Zealand 4th D
12th  Korea 9th A
13th  Japan 12th D
14th  United States of America 7th B
15th  South Africa 14th C
16th  China 8th A
  • Final Ranking is based on the playoffs and points in the group league by FIH
    World ranking is the data on June 6, 2018.

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