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USA 1999: Japan

Australia | Brazil |  Canada | China |  Denmark | Germany |  Ghana | Italy |
Japan | Mexico |  Nigeria | North Korea |  Norway | Russia |  Sweden | U.S.A.

Japan   Japan: Despite the presence of a strong domestic professional league -- missing in the United States -- Japan has been unable to establish a major presence on the international scene. Homare Sawa is an outstanding attacking midfielder. Nami Otake and Tamaki Uchiyama provide firepower at forward. Japan's disciplined defense is helped by the improvement in goal provided by Nozomi Yamago. Chances: Slim.

Roster
No. Name Pos.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Shiho Onodera
Rie Yamaki
Kaoru Nagadome
Mai Nakachi
Tomoe Sakai
Kae Nishina
Yumi Tomei
Ayumi Hara
Tamaki Uchiyama
Homare Sawa
Nami Otake
Hiromi Isozaki
Miyuki Yanagita
Tomomi Mitsui
Mito Isaka
Yayoi Kobayashi
Mayumi Omatsu
Nozomi Yamago
Kozue Ando
Naoko Nishagi
G
D
D
D
M
D
D
M
F
M
F
D
M
M
F
M
F
G
F
G

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