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Match 5 -
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14 July
1:1 (1:0)
  • Kerys HARROP (45')
  • Desire OPARANOZIE (60')

Referee Jenny PALMQVIST (SWE)

Summary

Oparanozie pegs England back

Oparanozie pegs England back

Nigeria deservedly took a point from England in Augsburg as the teams began their campaign in Group C of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010 by battling to a 1-1 draw. In a physical encounter, England found the sweltering conditions tough going and that enabled the African nation – who are regulars at this event – to finish strongly. The early exchanges saw Jane Moore go close for Mo ...

Highlights

Line-up

ENG
NGA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Mo MARLEY (ENG)
(NGA) Ndem EGAN
Officials
  • Referee: Jenny PALMQVIST (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Helen KARO (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Anna NYSTROM (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Cristina DORCIOMAN (ROU)
  • Absent

Photos

  • The team of England line up
  • Jade Moore of England jumps for a header with Esther Sunday of Nigeria
  • Kerys Harrop (2f.R) of England celebrates after scoring her team's first goal with team mates
  • The team of Nigeria celebrates after scoring
  • Kerys Harrop (C) of England celebrates after scoring her team's first goal with team mates
  • Isobel Christiansen (R) of England battles for the ball with Helen Ukaonu (L) of Nigeria
  • Demi Stokes of England battles for the ball with Joy Jegede of Nigeria
  • Demi Stokes (C) of England battles for the ball with Blessing Edoho (R) of Nigeria
  • Lucy Staniforth (R) of England battles for the ball with Soo Adekwagh (L) of Nigeria

Quotes

“We put in a very good performance. We could have picked up three points quite easily but we did have to come back from a goal down,” Ndem Egan, Nigeria coach.

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    STATISTICS
    EnglandStatisticsNigeria
    4Shots13
    2Corner kicks0
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    49%Possession (%)51%