2015 Empress's Cup Final

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2015 Empress's Cup Final
Date December 27, 2015
Venue Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium, Kanagawa
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2015 Empress's Cup Final was the 37th final of the Empress's Cup competition. The final was played at Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium in Kanagawa on December 27, 2015. INAC Kobe Leonessa won the championship. [1]

Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2015 season.

The Empress's Cup All-Japan Women's Soccer Championship Tournament, or The Empress's Cup, is a Japanese Women's football competition. As an elimination tournament, it can be considered the female counterpart to the men's Emperor's Cup. The name "Empress's Cup" has been used since the 2012 season as the Empress's Cup trophy was founded in that year.

Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium stadium

The Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Todoroki Ryokuchi in Kawasaki, Japan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Kawasaki Frontale. Until the early 2000s it also hosted major clubs in the city, such as Verdy Kawasaki, Toshiba and NKK S.C.. The stadium has also played host to multiple IAAF competitions, most recently in 2017, and will play host to the British Olympic Association's Pre-Games Training Camp in the lead up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Overview

INAC Kobe Leonessa won their 5th title, by defeating Albirex Niigata – with Homare Sawa goal.

INAC Kobe Leonessa is a Japanese football club from Kobe, founded in 2001. INAC stands for International Athletic Club while Leonessa means Lioness in Italian.

Albirex Niigata Ladies

Albirex Niigata Ladies is a women's football club based in Niigata and affiliated with Albirex Niigata, founded in 2002. The team currently plays in the Nadeshiko League 1, the highest division of women's football in Japan.

Homare Sawa Japanese footballer

Homare Sawa is a former Japanese professional football player. She was captain of the Japan national team that won gold at the 2011 World Cup and led the team to the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2012, she was named the 2011 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. She previously played for the Atlanta Beat of the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA), Nippon TV Beleza, the Washington Freedom of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), and INAC Kobe Leonessa in the Nadeshiko League Division 1.

Match details

INAC Kobe Leonessa 1-0 Albirex Niigata
Homare Sawa Soccerball shade.svg 78' Report

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Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2010 season.

Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2013 season.

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