ASIAN HEAVYWEIGHTS TO MEET IN U17 WORLD CUP FINAL
Jordan’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will reach a dramatic climax this Friday when Japan and Korea will meet in the final
The Asian heavyweights secured their places with both winning 3-0 in their respective semi-finals on Monday night, Japan beating Spain and Korea seeing off Venezuela in the King Abdullah II Stadium
Japan will be narrow favourites going into the game, having won all three of their group games against Ghana (5-0), Paraguay (5-0) and USA (3-2) before beating England 3-0 in the quarter-finals
Korea finished their group with two wins over Brazil (1-0) and Nigeria (3-0) and a draw against England (3-3) before beating Ghana 2-1 in their quarter-final.