Nadeshiko Japan, the Japan national football team, played against Serbia in a warm-up game for next year's World Cup and won 5-0.

Nadeshiko Japan, the representative of Japan, is aiming to be the best in the world since the 2011 Germany tournament at the World Cup for Soccer Women to be held in Australia and New Zealand next year.



Japan, which is ranked 13th in the world ranking, is on an expedition to Europe as part of the strengthening for the World Cup, and on the 24th, it faced a strengthening match with Serbia, which is 36th in the world.



In the warm-up game held in Serbia, Japan faced with the theme of "defense to steal the ball".



In Japan's own defense, several players swiftly approached a tall Serbian player with the ball to steal the ball.



In addition, he showed many plays that seemed to be conscious of the theme, such as connecting fine passes from there and attacking.

In the 28th minute of the first half, Riko Ueki headed to the cross ball that struck the back of the opponent's defender and scored the first goal.



In the 17th minute of the second half, Hikaru Naomoto, who participated in the middle of the match, pushed in with his head to score additional points, and Remina Chiba, who participated in the Japan national team's game for the first time, scored goals.



Japan scored 4 points in the second half alone and won 5-0.



On the 27th, Japan will face Finland, which is 29th in the world, in the second match of the warm-up game.

Ueki "It was a good result for the next game."

Riko Ueki, who scored the first goal, said, "I think it was a good result for the next match to be able to score points as a team in various ways. I want to stick to victory most in the next match against Finland. I want to make a good match that will produce results. "

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