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Summary

Uwak attack stuns Swedes

Cynthia Uwak, who plays her club football in Sweden, struck late to rescue a point for African champions Nigeria against the fancied Scandinavians.

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Line-up

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10
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11
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16

Substitute(s)

12
12
21
21
2
2
3
7
6
9
7
14
9
17
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19
19
20
20
18

Coaches

Ntiero EFFIOM (NGA)
(SWE) Thomas DENNERBY

Officials

Referee: NIU Huijun (CHN)Assistant Referee 1: LIU Hongjuan (CHN)Assistant Referee 2: FU Hongjue (CHN)Fourth official: Mayumi OIWA (JPN)

Statistics

14Shots14
7Corner kicks8
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • Nigeria - Sweden
  • Nigeria - Sweden
  • Sweden - Nigeria
  • Nigeria - Sweden
  • Nigeria - Sweden
  • Nigeria - Sweden
Cynthia Uwak, Nigeria forward
I can't explain how good it felt to score that goal late and rescue a point for us. I play in Sweden so I know a lot of those Swedish girls. I will be able to walk tall when I go back there to play.