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2003 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A

Group A of the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was one of four groups of nations, consisting of Nigeria, North Korea, Sweden and the United States. It began on 20 September and ended on 28 September. Defending champions and host United States topped the group with a 100% record, joined in the second round by Sweden, who overcame their defeat in the first game to qualify for the knockout stage.

Standings

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States (H) 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
 North Korea 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
 Nigeria 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0

(H): Host. All times local (EDT/UTC–4)

Nigeria vs North Korea

Nigeria 0–3 North Korea
Report Jin Pyol Hui Goal 13'88'
Ri Un Gyong Goal 73'
GK 12 Precious Dede
DF 3 Bunmi Kayode
DF 6 Kikelomo Ajayi Yellow card 28'
DF 17 Florence Omagbemi (c) Substituted off 44'
DF 14 Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine Substituted off 85'
DF 16 Florence Iweta
MF 2 Efioanwan Ekpo
MF 4 Perpetua Nkwocha
MF 7 Stella Mbachu
FW 10 Mercy Akide Yellow card 22'
FW 11 Nkechi Egbe Substituted off 46'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Maureen Mmadu Substituted in 44'
MF 18 Patience Avre Substituted in 46'
DF 5 Onome Ebi Substituted in 85'
Manager:
Samuel Okpodu
GK 1 Jon Myong Hui (c)
DF 2 Yun In Sil
DF 5 Sin Kum Ok
DF 12 Jang Ok Gyong
DF 17 Jon Hye Yong Yellow card 71'
MF 11 Yun Yong Hui Substituted off 57'
MF 14 O Kum Ran
MF 15 Ri Un Gyong
MF 19 Ri Hyang Ok Yellow card 25'
FW 7 Ri Kum Suk Substituted off 81'
FW 10 Jin Pyol Hui
Substitutions:
FW 16 Pak Kyong Sun Substituted in 57'
MF 9 Ho Sun Hui Substituted in 81'
Manager:
Song Gun Ri

Player of the Match:
North Korea Jin Pyol Hui (North Korea)[1]

Assistant referees:
Switzerland Elke Lüthi (Switzerland)
France Nelly Viennot (France)
Fourth official:
Australia Tammy Ogston (Australia)

United States vs Sweden

United States 3–1 Sweden
Lilly Goal 27'
Parlow Goal 36'
Boxx Goal 78'
Report Svensson Goal 58'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Zhang Dongqing (China)
GK 1 Briana Scurry Yellow card 13'
DF 3 Christie Rampone
DF 14 Joy Fawcett
DF 6 Brandi Chastain Substituted off 46'
DF 15 Kate Markgraf
MF 13 Kristine Lilly
MF 7 Shannon Boxx
MF 11 Julie Foudy (c)
FW 12 Cindy Parlow Substituted off 70'
FW 9 Mia Hamm
FW 20 Abby Wambach Substituted off 56'
Substitutions:
DF 4 Cat Whitehill Substituted in 46'
FW 16 Tiffeny Milbrett Substituted in 56'
MF 10 Aly Wagner Yellow card 72'  Substituted in 70'
Manager:
April Heinrichs
GK 1 Caroline Jönsson
DF 4 Hanna Marklund
DF 2 Karolina Westberg
DF 3 Jane Törnqvist
DF 7 Sara Larsson
MF 9 Malin Andersson (c) Substituted off 77'
MF 15 Therese Sjögran Substituted off 46'
MF 6 Malin Moström
MF 14 Linda Fagerström
FW 10 Hanna Ljungberg Substituted off 83'
FW 11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutes:
DF 18 Frida Östberg Substituted in 46'
MF 17 Anna Sjöström Yellow card 90+3'  Substituted in 77'
FW 20 Josefine Öqvist Substituted in 83'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors

Player of the Match:
United States Kristine Lilly (United States)[2]

Assistant referees:
Chinese Taipei Liu Hsiu-mei (Chinese Taipei)
Japan Hisae Yoshizawa (Japan)
Fourth official:
Togo Xonam Agboyi (Togo)[3]

Sweden vs North Korea

Sweden 1–0 North Korea
Svensson Goal 7' Report
GK 1 Caroline Jönsson
DF 4 Hanna Marklund
DF 2 Karolina Westberg  Yellow card 52'
DF 3 Jane Törnqvist
DF 7 Sara Larsson
DF 18 Frida Östberg
MF 9 Malin Andersson Substituted off 65'
MF 6 Malin Moström (c)
MF 14 Linda Fagerström Substituted off 56'
FW 10 Hanna Ljungberg Substituted off 86'
FW 11 Victoria Svensson
Substitutes:
MF 17 Anna Sjöström Substituted in 56'
DF 5 Kristin Bengtsson Substituted in 65'
FW 20 Josefine Öqvist Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors
GK 1 Jon Myong Hui (c)
DF 6 Ra Mi Ae Substituted off 62'
DF 5 Sin Kum Ok Substituted off 55'
DF 12 Jang Ok Gyong Yellow card 56'
DF 17 Jon Hye Yong
MF 11 Yun Yong Hui Substituted off 36'
MF 14 O Kum Ran
MF 15 Ri Un Gyong
MF 19 Ri Hyang Ok
FW 7 Ri Kum Suk
FW 10 Jin Pyol Hui
Substitutions:
MF 9 Ho Sun Hui Substituted in 36'
DF 2 Yun In Sil Substituted in 55'
DF 13 Song Jong Sun Substituted in 62'
Manager:
Song Gun Ri

Player of the Match:
Sweden Victoria Svensson (Sweden)[4]

Assistant referees:
Australia Airlie Keen (Australia)
Australia Jacqueline Leleu (Australia)
Fourth official:
South Korea Im Eun-Ju (South Korea)

United States vs Nigeria

United States 5–0 Nigeria
Hamm Goal 6' (pen.)12'
Parlow Goal 47'
Wambach Goal 65'
Foudy Goal 89' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 31,553
Referee: Florencia Romano (Argentina)
GK 1 Briana Scurry
DF 2 Kylie Bivens
DF 14 Joy Fawcett
DF 4 Cat Whitehill
DF 15 Kate Markgraf
MF 13 Kristine Lilly
MF 7 Shannon Boxx Substituted off 71'
MF 11 Julie Foudy (c)
MF 10 Aly Wagner Substituted off 46'
FW 12 Cindy Parlow Substituted off 57'
FW 9 Mia Hamm
Substitutions:
FW 20 Abby Wambach  Substituted in 46'
FW 16 Tiffeny Milbrett Substituted in 57'
MF 5 Tiffany Roberts Substituted in 71'
Manager:
April Heinrichs
GK 12 Precious Dede
DF 3 Bunmi Kayode
DF 6 Kikelomo Ajayi
DF 17 Florence Omagbemi (c)   Yellow card 76'
DF 14 Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine
MF 18 Patience Avre
MF 15 Maureen Mmadu
MF 13 Nkiru Okosieme
MF 7 Stella Mbachu
MF 4 Perpetua Nkwocha
FW 10 Mercy Akide
Manager:
Samuel Okpodu

Player of the Match:
United States Mia Hamm (United States)[5]

Assistant referees:
Argentina Sabrina Lois (Argentina)
Argentina Alejandra Cercato (Argentina)
Fourth official:
South Korea Im Eun-Ju (South Korea)

Sweden vs Nigeria

Sweden 3–0 Nigeria
Ljungberg Goal 56'79'
Moström Goal 81'
Report
GK 1 Caroline Jönsson
DF 4 Hanna Marklund
DF 2 Karolina Westberg
DF 5 Kristin Bengtsson Substituted off 46'
DF 19 Sara Call
DF 7 Sara Larsson
DF 18 Frida Östberg
MF 9 Malin Andersson (c Substituted off 66'
MF 6 Malin Moström
FW 10 Hanna Ljungberg
FW 11 Victoria Svensson Substituted off 85'
Substitutes:
MF 17 Anna Sjöström Substituted in 46'
MF 15 Therese Sjögran Substituted in 66'
FW 20 Josefine Öqvist Substituted in 85'
Manager:
Marika Domanski-Lyfors
GK 12 Precious Dede
DF 6 Kikelomo Ajayi
DF 16 Florence Iweta Substituted off 83'
DF 17 Florence Omagbemi (c)
DF 14 Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine
MF 18 Patience Avre Substituted off 89'
MF 15 Maureen Mmadu
MF 13 Nkiru Okosieme Substituted off 65'
MF 7 Stella Mbachu
MF 4 Perpetua Nkwocha
FW 10 Mercy Akide
Substitutions:
MF 2 Efioanwan Ekpo Substituted in 63'
DF 5 Onome Ebi Substituted in 83'
FW 8 Yusuf Olaitan Substituted in 89'
Manager:
Samuel Okpodu

Player of the Match:
Sweden Hanna Ljungberg (Sweden)[6]

Assistant referees:
Canada Denise Robinson (Canada)
Trinidad and Tobago Lynda Bramble (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fourth official:
Finland Katriina Elovirta (Finland)

North Korea vs United States

North Korea 0–3 United States
Report Wambach Goal 17' (pen.)
Reddick Goal 48'66'
Attendance: 22,828
Referee: Sueli Tortura (Brazil)
GK 1 Jon Myong Hui (c)
DF 2 Yun In Sil
DF 6 Ra Mi Ae
DF 5 Sin Kum Ok Substituted off 26'
DF 12 Jang Ok Gyong
DF 2 Yun In Sil
MF 11 Yun Yong Hui Substituted off 74'
MF 14 O Kum Ran Yellow card 16'  Substituted off 53'
MF 15 Ri Un Gyong
MF 19 Ri Hyang Ok
FW 7 Ri Kum Suk
FW 10 Jin Pyol Hui
Substitutions:
DF 17 Jon Hye Yong Substituted in 26'
DF 13 Song Jong Sun Substituted in 53'
FW 16 Pak Kyong Sun Yellow card 90+1'  Substituted in 74'
Manager:
Song Gun Ri
GK 1 Briana Scurry
DF 2 Kylie Bivens
DF 3 Christie Rampone
DF 14 Joy Fawcett (c)
DF 15 Kate Markgraf Substituted off 73'
DF 4 Cat Whitehill
MF 13 Kristine Lilly Substituted off 46'
MF 5 Tiffany Roberts
MF 10 Aly Wagner
FW 16 Tiffeny Milbrett Yellow card 40'
FW 20 Abby Wambach Yellow card 22'  Substituted off 56'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Julie Foudy Substituted in 46'
FW 8 Shannon MacMillan Substituted in 56'
DF 17 Danielle Slaton Substituted in 73'
Manager:
April Heinrichs

Player of the Match:
United States Cat Whitehill (United States)[7]

Assistant referees:
Brazil Cleidy Mary Ribeiro (Brazil)
Brazil Marlei Silva (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Finland Katriina Elovirta (Finland)

References

  1. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Jin Pyol Hui (PRK)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 20 September 2003. Archived from the original on 18 February 2004. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Kristine Lilly (USA)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 September 2003. Archived from the original on 11 January 2006. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Match Report". FIFAworldcup.com. Archived from the original on December 13, 2004.
  4. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Victoria Svensson (SWE)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 25 September 2003. Archived from the original on 31 August 2005. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Mia Hamm (USA)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 September 2003. Archived from the original on 15 October 2004. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Hanna Ljungberg (SWE)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 28 September 2003. Archived from the original on 7 December 2005. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Cat Reddick (USA)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 28 September 2003. Archived from the original on 5 December 2005. Retrieved 29 October 2014.

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