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02/11/2008
0:1 (0:0)
  • Jessica HOLBROOK (79')

Summary

Holbrook sinks brave Nigerians

A late goal from midfielder Jessica Holbrook gave England a second win in Group D, leaving Nigeria ruing a number of missed chances.

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Line-up

12
1
3
3
4
4
6
5
9
6
14
7
15
8
16
9
17
10
18
12
20
16

Substitute(s)

1
13
21
21
2
2
5
11
7
14
8
15
10
17
11
18
13
19
19
20

Coaches

Felix IBE UKWU (NGA)
(ENG) Lois FIDLER

Officials

Referee: Etsuko FUKANO (JPN)Assistant Referee 1: HONG Kum Nyo (PRK)Assistant Referee 2: PAK Yong Sun (PRK)Fourth official: Pannipar KAMNUENG (THA)

Statistics

20Shots2
11Corner kicks0
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
61%Possession (%)39%
  • England's Gemma Bonner fights for the ball with Nigeria's Desire Oparanozie
  • England's Lucy Bronze fights for the ball with Nigeria's Martina Ohadugha
  • England's Jordan Nobbs fights for the ball with Nigeria's Amarachi Okoronkwo
  • England's Jessica Holbrook fights for the ball with Nigeria's Soo Adekwagh
  • England's Lucy Bronze fights for the ball with Nigeria's Desire Oparanozie
  • England's Jordan NOBBS in action against Nigeria
"In terms of the physical qualities of the Nigerian side, we always knew this was going to be a tough match, and it was. I didn't see the goal coming, to be honest!" Lois Fidler, England coach.