2003 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A
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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

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  United States (H) 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9 Advance to knockout stage
2  Sweden 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
3  North Korea 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
4  Nigeria 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

Matches

All times local (EDT/UTC-4)

Nigeria vs North Korea

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)[2]

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
Report
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

Player of the Match:
United States Kristine Lilly (United States)[4]

Assistant referees:
Chinese Taipei Liu Hsiu-mei (Chinese Taipei)
Japan Hisae Yoshizawa (Japan)
Fourth official:
Togo Xonam Agboyi (Togo)[5]

Sweden vs North Korea

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)[6]

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
Report
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)[7]

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
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)[8]

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

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)[9]

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

References

  1. ^ Jones, Grahame L. (21 September 2003). "North Korea's Start Is Fast and Furious". Los Angeles Times. p. D6. Retrieved 2019 – via Newspapers.com.Free to read
  2. ^ "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 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003 - Report and Statistics" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. pp. 93-100. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "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 2014.
  5. ^ "Match Report". FIFAworldcup.com. Archived from the original on December 13, 2004.
  6. ^ "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 2014.
  7. ^ "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 2014.
  8. ^ "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 2014.
  9. ^ "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 2014.

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