Matches

09/08/2008

New ZealandNorway

New ZealandNorway
0:1
0:1 (0:1)
  • Melissa WIIK (8')

Summary

Norway hit the heights
Melissa Wiik's second goal in as many games was enough to defeat New Zealand and qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2008 Olympic Games.  More »

Line-up

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15
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17
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Substitute(s)

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7
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Coaches

John HERDMAN (ENG)
(NOR) Bjarne BERNTSEN

Officials

Referee: Estela ALVAREZ (ARG)Assistant Referee 1: Marlene LEYTON (PER)Assistant Referee 2: Maria ROCCO (ARG)Fourth official: Christine BAITINGER (GER)

  • Abby Erceg (L) of New Zealand vies with Lene Storlokken of Norway
  • Katie Hoyle (L) of New Zealand vies with Melissa Wiik of Norway during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Game
  • Alexandra Riley of New Zealand controls the ball
  • New Zealand's Alexandra Riley (L) vies for the ball with Norway's Ingvild Stensland
  • New Zealand's Amber Hearn (L) vies for the ball with Norway's Ane Stangeland Horpestad
  • Melissa Wiik (R) of Norway vies with Katie Hoyle of New Zealand
John Herdman, New Zealand coach
I'm still smiling - just. We have to beat USA to get through and we can do it. There's genuine believe that this team is getting better and better. Norway are a powerhouse in women's football and they will be pretty happy with the they took tonight.