Sports Women’s Asian Cup: Japan beat Vietnam 3-0, in quarters

Women’s Asian Cup: Japan beat Vietnam 3-0, in quarters


Defending champions Japan beat Vietnam 3-0 at the Women’s Asian Cup today to book their place alongside the quarter-finals Australia and South Korea. Australia advanced after a decisive second-half showing saw Tony Gustavsson’s side defeat Philippines 4-0.

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