3 (in 3 host cities)
| 1 April – 5 April|
Japan (1st title)
| 3 (from 3 confederations)|2012 Women's Kirin Challenge Cup Wikipedia
The 2012 Women's Kirin Challenge Cup was an association football tournament organized in Japan. It was held from 1–5 April 2012 in Japan and included 3 teams: Brazil, Japan and the United States. Japan won the tournament on goals scored after tying with the United States and beating Brazil 4–1.