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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Women's World Cup: Nahomi Kawasumi Spectacular Japan Goal Against Sweden

Update: For more on Japan's 7/17 World Cup victory, see "Women's World Cup: Japan Beats USA to Earn World Cup Title"

Semifinal result: Japan 3 - Sweden 1

Japan advances to the Women's World Cup final against USA on Sunday due to two goals by Nahomi Kawasumi and a header by Japan number 10 Homare Sawa. Kawasumi lobs the ball over the Swedish goalkeeper from roughly 35 meters to score Japan's third goal.

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