2003 FIFA Women's World Cup

2003 edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup

The 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was the fourth FIFA Women's World Cup. It took place in the United States. The winners were Germany.[1]

2003 FIFA Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
Dates20 September – 12 October
Teams16
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runners-up Sweden
Third place United States
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored107 (3.34 per match)
Attendance656,789 (20,525 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Birgit Prinz (7 goals)
1999
2007

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 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

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 7
  Norway 3 2 0 1 10 5 +5 6
  France 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 4
  South Korea 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 9
  Canada 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
  Japan 3 1 0 2 7 6 +1 3
  Argentina 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14 0


Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
  Russia 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
  Ghana 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
  Australia 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
1 October        
    United States   1
5 October
    Norway   0  
    United States   0
2 October
      Germany   3  
    Germany   7
12 October
    Russia   1  
    Germany   2
1 October
      Sweden   1
    Brazil   1
5 October
    Sweden   2  
    Sweden   2
2 October
      Canada   1  
    China   0
    Canada   1  

Third place matchEdit

11 October 2003
15:30
United States   3–1   Canada Carson, California
Attendance: 25,253
Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia)
Lilly   22'
Boxx   51'
Milbrett   80'
(Report) Sinclair   38'


FinalEdit

12 October 2003
13:00
Germany   2–1 (asdet)   Sweden Carson, California
Attendance: 26,137
Referee: Cristina Babadac (Romania)
Meinert   46'
Künzer   98'
(Report) Ljungberg   41'

ReferencesEdit

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003". FIFA.com.