Nadeshiko is a Japanese phrase that is now being used as the nickname of the Japanese women’s football team. According to the Japan Journal, Nadeshiko is a type of flower that represents an ideal version of Japanese women so it seems appropriate for the successful women’s football team to be described in this way. Nadeshiko Japan.
Example: The Nadeshiko Japan team won the Women’s World Cup in 2011.
Example: Nadeshiko Japan defeated England in the semi-final of the 2015 Women’s World Cup.
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