Matches

06/08/2008

Korea DPRNigeria

Korea DPRNigeria
1:0
1:0 (1:0)
  • KIM Kyong Hwa (27')

Summary

North Koreans claim pole
A solitary Kim Kyong Hwa goal seized Group F pole position for Korea DPR as the Asians saw off a spirited late challenge from Nigeria. More »

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Coaches

KIM Kwang Min (PRK)
(NGA) Joseph LADIPO

Officials

Referee: Shane DE SILVA (TRI)Assistant Referee 1: Cindy MOHAMMED (TRI)Assistant Referee 2: Milena LOPEZ (CRC)Fourth official: Estela ALVAREZ (ARG)

  • Hui Kil Son (R) of North Korea vies with Ifeanyi Chiejine of Nigeria
  • Nigeria's Cynthia Uwak (L) challenges for the ball.
  • Korea DPR captain Ri Kum Suk (L) struggles for the ball with Efioanwan Ekpo of Nigeria.
  • Korea DPR's Ri Kum Suk (L) and Efionanwan Ekpo of Nigeria vie for the ball.
  • Nigeria goalkeeper Precious Dede clears the ball from Korea DPR's Kil Son Hui in the two teams' opening Group F match.
  • Christie George of Nigeria controls the ball during the Group F match against Korea DPR.

"That was our first game. The two remaining games against Germany and Brazil will be difficult but we'll improve with every match. That was just a temporary setback," Joseph Lapido, Nigeria coach