Teams

  • Pauw: Teamwork is the key

    Pauw: Teamwork is the key

    FIFA.com sat down for a chat with Vera Pauw, head of the Technical Study Group for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012, to look at on-field development and trends during the tournament.
  • Nigeria and Japan through to semis

    Nigeria and Japan through to semis

    An extra-time header from Desire Oparanozie edged Nigeria victory over Mexico and a place in the last four, while Japan produced a fine first-half performance to beat Korea Republic 3-1 and progress.
    Group matches - Group A
    19 August JPN4:1 (1:0)MEX
    22 August MEX2:0 (0:0)SUI
    26 August MEX4:0 (0:0)NZL
    Quarter-finals
    30 August NGA1:0 a.e.t.MEX

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    JPN31037
    MEX3746
    NZL3474
    SUI3180
    • Desire Oparanozie of Nigeria runs with the ball
    • Yamile Franco (C) of Mexico looks dejected
    • Ibubeleye Whyte (#1), goalkeeper of Nigeria celebrates
    • Desire Oparanozie of Nigeria celebrates
    • Desire Oparanozie (L) of Nigeria and Bianca Sierra (R) of Mexico battle for the ball
    • Bianca Sierra of Mexico challenges Francica Ordega of Nigeria
    • Desire Oparanozie (R) of Nigeria celebrates
    • Desire Oparanozie of Nigeria celebrates
    • Nayeli Rangel of Mexico challenges Desire Oparanozie of Nigeria

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOFFFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    47555230910224261500

    Tournaments
    FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final All editions