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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 »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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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)

  • 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.
  • Members of North Korea's women national team pose

"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