On Saturday 15 October, the U-17 Japan Women's National Team played their second group stage match of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022™ against the U-17 Canada Women's National Team at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Japan scored four goals to secure their second straight 4-0 victory. With Tanzania's win over France in the earlier match, Japan have secured their spot into the knockout stage with one match to spare.
Facing a Canadian side who reached the semi-finals in the previous World Cup, coach KANO Michihisa made four changes to their line-up against Tanzania and shifted their formation from 4-4-2 to 4-2-3-1. KASHIMA Akari was given the start in goal, while SHINJO Miharu, KUBOTA Mao, and HIWATARI Moka
joined the midfield. KONNO Maho, who played as a defensive midfielder in the first match, took on a more advance role beneath the striker, while SHIRAGAKI Uno was dropped back to play as a fullback. .....
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