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28/10/2008
0:1 (0:0)
  • Rachel LAMARRE (53')

Summary

Lamarre sinks tenacious Kiwis

A crowd of 13,123 watched Rachel Lamarre's goal earn Canada a 1-0 win over New Zealand in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup's opening match.

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Line-up

15
21
3
3
5
6
6
8
7
9
8
10
9
11
10
12
11
14
12
16
13
20

Substitute(s)

1
1
20
18
2
2
4
4
14
5
16
7
17
13
18
15
19
17
21
19

Coaches

Paul TEMPLE (NZL)
(CAN) Bryan ROSENFELD

Officials

Referee: Kirsi HEIKKINEN (FIN)Assistant Referee 1: Tonja PAAVOLA (FIN)Assistant Referee 2: Anu JOKELA (FIN)Fourth official: Maaren OLANDER (EST)

Statistics

12Shots15
6Corner kicks4
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • Auckland's North Harbour Stadium welcomes the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.
  • Annalie Longo in action for New Zealand.
  • Dancers arrive for the opening ceremony of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008
  • A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008
  • Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008
  • New Zealand's players sing their national anthem
"We're shell-shocked. But I feel our girls did themselves proud and showed the big crowd that we're capable of competing and have a lot to offer at world level," Paul Temple, New Zealand coach.