The results and reports for Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 Asian Qualifiers Final Round Matchday 5 played on March 9th.
China PR 1 - 1 Australia
Emily Van Egmond netted a spectacular long range strike with five minutes remaining as Australia finished top of the AFC Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifiers after sharing a 1-1 draw with China at Nagai Stadium on Wednesday.
Ma Xiaoxu’s 16th minute header opened the scoring for China, who along with Australia, had already secured qualification for Brazil 2016 with a game to spare.
But Van Egmond’s 25 yard strike five minutes from time saw the points shared as the pair completed unbeaten campaigns in Osaka. .........
Korea REP 4 - 0 Vietnam
A brace from Lim Seon-joo and goals from Lee Geum-min and Jeon Ga-eul eased Korea Republic to a 4-0 win over Vietnam at Nagai Stadium on Wednesday as Yoon Duk-yeo’s side earned their first victory at the AFC Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifiers.
Lim struck first with a header in just the eighth minute before doubling her and her side’s tally with a tap-in 10 minutes later.........
Japan 1 - 0 DPR Korea
Substitute Mana Iwabuchi scored the only goal with 10 minutes remaining as Japan rounded off their AFC Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifier with a 1-0 win over DPR Korea on Wednesday.
Iwabuchi’s header handed Japan a second consecutive win in Osaka having beaten Vietnam 6-1 on Monday, although the 2012 silver medalists had already seen their hopes of qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games ended prior to kick-off on Wednesday........