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Overview

Match summary

Nigeria hold off Korea Republic to go top

Nigeria went top of Group C at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 after edging out Korea Republic 2-1 in Moncton. 

Match Highlights

Quotes

"Before the match I explained to my girls the kind of football that Korea plays, the ‘tiki taka’ and that we couldn’t play like that. We needed to be fast, and that’s the way we played," Peter Dedevbo, Nigeria coach.

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Statistics

Ball possession
63
%
37

Attempts

10Attempts11
4On-Target8
6Off-Target3

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed12
1Yellow cards0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners4
3Offsides3
15Free kicks12
4Saves1

Line-ups

Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
(GK)
(GK)
88'
(C)
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
(C)
8
58'
10
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
49'
15
18
19
88'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
88'
88'
46' HT
12
13
58'
20
49'
CoachCoach
JONG Songchon (KOR)Peter DEDEVBO (NGA)

Match Facts

Moncton

Moncton Stadium

  • Stadium nameMoncton Stadium
  • CityMoncton
  • Year constructed2010
  • Overall capacity7862

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 18° CTemperature
  • 4 m/sWind
  • 80 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Margaret DOMKA
    USA
    USAUSA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Veronica PEREZ (USA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Marlene DUFFY (USA)
  • Fourth official: Michelle PYE (CAN)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Nigeria
NGA
32105327
Korea Republic
KOR
31114404
England
ENG
302134-12
Mexico
MEX
302134-12

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