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Summary

France book last four berth
Nora Coton Pelagie's late goal earned France a spot in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008, while Nigeria head home. More »

Line-up

1
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
10
7
13
8
15
10
16
11
17
15
18
18

Substitute(s)

12
21
21
16
2
6
3
9
4
12
5
13
11
14
14
17
19
19
20
20

Coaches

Daniel EVUMENA (NGA)
(FRA) Stephane PILARD

Officials

Referee: Jennifer BENNETT (USA)Assistant Referee 1: Cindy MOHAMMED (TRI)Assistant Referee 2: Nykasie LIVERPOOL (GUY)Fourth official: Carolina GONZALEZ (CHI)

Statistics

13Shots20
7Corner kicks4
2Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • French players celebrate after reaching the semifinals
  • Nigeria's Rita Chikwelu shows her dejection after losing against France
  • France Coton Pelagie celebrates her goal against Nigeria
  • France's Eugenie Le Sommer celebrates after scoring
  • Nigeria's Esther Michael and France's Eugenie Le Sommer
  • Nigeria's Chukwudi and France's Butel

"We’ve made history today, it’s the first time we’ve been as far as the semi-finals. It’s extremely important for women’s football in France. We’re gaining in confidence with every game we win," Stéphane Pilard, France coach.