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12/08/2008

NigeriaBrazil

NigeriaBrazil
1:3
1:3 (1:3)
  • Perpetua NKWOCHA (19' PEN)
  • CRISTIANE (33' 35' 45'+3)

Summary

Cristiane stars as Brazil take top

Cristiane scored a quick-fire treble to help Brazil come from behind to beat Nigeria. The result sent the South Americans through as group winners.

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Line-up

1
12
2
2
4
4
5
5
8
6
9
7
10
9
12
10
13
11
14
16
16
18

Substitute(s)

3
1
6
3
7
8
11
13
15
14
17
15
18
17

Coaches

Joseph LADIPO (NGA)
(BRA) Jorge BARCELLOS

Officials

Referee: HONG Eun Ah (KOR)Assistant Referee 1: Sarah HO (AUS)Assistant Referee 2: Jacqueline LELEU (AUS)Fourth official: Deidre ZEALAND (RSA)

  • Faith Ikidi of Nigeria in action against Brazil.
  • Brazil's players celebrate Cristiane's goal against Nigeria.
  • Brazil's Ester (C) leaps to celebrate
  • Brazil's Ester (R) hits the ground
  • Brazil's Daniela (R) vies for the header with Nigeria's Efioanwan Ekpo
  • Nigeria's Christie George (R) vies with Brazil's Maycon
Cristiane's second goal was awesome. She didn't scored in the last two matches and this goal is very important for her, and for the team as well, Marta, Brazil forward.