In the women's soccer qualifying league, the Japanese national team will face Canada in the first match at Sapporo Dome from 7:30 pm.
The match will be played without spectators.
Japan, which ranks 10th in the world ranking, has won the silver medal at the London Olympic Games in its fifth appearance in two tournaments.
This tournament aims to win the first gold medal centered on ace Mana Iwabuchi.
On the other hand, Canada, which is ranked 8th in the world ranking, has participated in the 4th consecutive tournament and won the bronze medal in the 2012 London Games and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
We will keep you updated on the game, including the starting members of both teams.
Japan national team starting member
Saki Kumagai (captain)
Canada national team starting member
Christine Sinclair (captain)