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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

'Nadeshiko' Japan begins training

KYODO

MIMASAKA, Okayama Pref. — Women's World Cup champion Japan began a six-day training camp on Monday for the London Olympic final qualifiers in China next month.

A crowd of around 3,500 turned out to watch the soccer team nicknamed "Nadeshiko" Japan, about a month after its surprise World Cup-winning campaign received nationwide attention, winding up with the People's Honor Award.



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