Sohu Sports. The Japanese Team is the hosting team in this week’s World Cup and they are counting on Ai Fukuhara and Kasumi Ishikawa for a breakthrough.
The 2015 Women’s World Cup will commence today in Sendai, Japan. Aside from the Chinese players, the players of the hosting team are also anticipated for this competition, especially that recently they have posted great improvements.
“I am excited to be playing in front of everyone. My best result in the World Cup so far was in 2005 when I got the third place. I hope that in this competition, I will have a bigger breakthrough.” Ai Fukuhara said.
As for Kasumi Ishikawa, she revealed that her injury is not a big problem anymore and she also hopes to have a better performance this year. Kasumi Ishikawa got the third in Austria.
K. Ishikawa vs G. Pota 2014 Women’s World Cup Bronze
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