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USA defeated Japan to win Women's FIFA World Cup for the third time

Jul 6, 2015 15:15 IST

United States of America (USA) on  July 2015 won the FIFA Women’s World Cup. In the final played at Vancouver, Canada, US defeated Japan, 5-2.

This was third world cup title for the USA and first since 1999.

In the semi-finals, while US defeated Germany, 2-0, Japan beat England, 2-1.

The player of the match was Carli Lloyd of US.

Final tournament standings
Winner: USA
Runners Up: Japan
Third: England
Fourth: Germany

Awards
adidas Golden Ball: Carli Lloyd (midfielder of USA)
adidas Golden Boot: Celia Sasic (forward of Germany)
adidas Golden Glove: Hope Solo (Goalkeeper of USA)
Hyundai Young Player Award: Kadeisha Buchanan (Defender of Canada)
Fair Play Award: France

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