Kawasumi double puts Japan in Women's World Cup final

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Japan will play the United States in the Women's World Cup final in Frankfurt on Sunday after they won through their semi-finals last night.

The US, who knocked out Brazil in the quarter-finals, beat France 3-1 through late goals from Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, while Japan fought back from going 1-0 down to Sweden early on to also win 3-1, Nahomi Kawasumi scoring twice.