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25 July
1:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:0) 2:4 PSO
  • Amber BROOKS (9')
  • Helen UKAONU (79')

Referee Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)

Summary

Nigeria stun USA in shootout thriller

Nigeria stun USA in shootout thriller

Nigeria won a dramatic penalty shootout to claim a place in the semi-finals at the end of an enthralling struggle in Augsburg with the score tied at 1-1 after extra-time. Ironically it was USA's golden girl Sydney Leroux who missed with their fourth penalty to seal the African side's 4-2 victory, US captain Christine Nairn having seen her attempt saved as well. The African side scored with all ...

Highlights

Line-up

USA
NGA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Jill ELLIS (USA)
(NGA) Ndem EGAN
Officials
  • Referee: Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Anna NYSTROM (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Katrin RAFALSKI (GER)
  • Fourth official: Karolina RADZIK-JOHAN (POL)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Absent
  • Injured

Photos

  • Coach Jill Ellis of USA looks on
  • The team of Nigeria celebrates
  • Amber Brooks (C) of USA looks dejected after the FIFA U20 Women's Worl
  • Alaba Jonathan, Joy Jegede and Esther Sunday of Nigeria
  • Goalkeeper  Bianca Henninger of USA looks dejected after the FIFA U20
  • Head coach Ndem Egan (C) of Nigeria celebrates
  • The team of USA gets together in the penalty shootout
  • Alaba Jonathan, Joy Jegede, Esther Sunday and Ngozi Ebere of Nigeria celebrate after winning the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Quarter Final match between USA and Nigeria
  • Cecilia Nku, Osinachi Ohale and Charity Adule of Nigeria

Quotes

"We knew we had never exceeded the quarter-finals before so our target was to get to the semi-finals and from there to think about the final," Ndem Egan, Nigeria coach

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    STATISTICS
    USAStatisticsNigeria
    24Shots31
    16Corner kicks7
    0Yellow cards4
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    47%Possession (%)53%