Nadeshiko Japan today's match against North Korea, the key to victory is “ability to respond”. The first leg of the home-and-away match was a draw, with a win required for a ticket to Paris.

The second match will be held at the National Stadium from 6:30 pm on the 28th, and if Japan wins, they will qualify for the Paris Olympics. Japan and North Korea are close in the world rankings. North Korea ranks 9th while Japan ranks 8th.