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Nepal vs Japan Women's Match Preview

In the second and decisive match of the Asian Games women's football held in Hangzhou, China, the Nepali national women's football team is facing the former world champion Japan today. The winner of FIFA Women's World Cup 2011, the quarterfinalist this time, and the gold medalist of Asian Games 2018, Japan is the most successful Asian women's football team. 
For the first time in its footballing history, Nepal, ranked 101 in the FIFA rankings, is about to play such a big team match as Japan, ranked 8th. The Nepali women's football team was defeated by another strong nation Vietnam 2-0 in their first match of the tournament, while Japan beat SAFF women's champion Bangladesh 8-0 on Friday. Similarly, Japan's women's football team won 8-0 against Argentina only on Saturday.
Japan, which is currently playing in the Hangzhou Asian Games in China, has not sent its senior women's team. Because his senior team is currently competing in the Olympics women's selection. The Japanese team, which consists mostly of U-23 team members, will take the field against Nepal today at 5:15 PM NST.

Nepal's qualification scenario & Saru Limbu's injury

As the top teams of the 5 groups and the best 3 runners-up will make it to the last 8, Nepal will only reach Japan if they beat Bangladesh in the final match. We would like to remind you that Nepal's most important midfielder Saru Limbu will not be present in the match against Japan on Monday. Saru, who suffered a serious injury during the game against Vietnam on Friday, will be out of action for almost 9 months. Anita Basnet or Priti Rai will start in her place.

Nepal vs Japan Match Time & Live Details

The match between Nepal and Japan, which will be played at Hongzhou Olympics Sports Center on Monday, will start at 5:15 PM according to Nepali time. You can easily watch the live broadcast of the game through the official website of

How to watch the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022/2023

To watch the Asian Games, viewers can tune into the various TV broadcasts and on-demand live streams provided by regional broadcasters. The list includes:
  • CCTV in China
  • TBS in Japan
  • Sony LIV (Sony Sports Network) in India
  • MediaCorp Channel 5 and in Singapore
  • MNCTV, RCTI, iNews TV, and Vision+ in Indonesia
  • KBS, MBC, SBS, and TV Chosun in the Republic of Korea
  • RTM and Astro in Malaysia

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