AUSTRALIA, JAPAN INTO WORLD CUP
Japan and Australia have booked their places at the next Women’s World Cup in France following their 1-1 draw in the AFC Women's Asian Cup being hosted in Jordan.
In the match held at the Amman International Stadium, Japan scored first through Skajoki Mizo in the 63th minute, but Samantha Kair levelled four minutes from time.
Japan and Australia qualified to the World Cup from Group B to join Thailand and China who booked their places from Group A.
Australia will meet Thailand in the semi-final on Tuesday followed by Japan and China.