2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship

The 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship was held from 17 August to 1 September. It was the first sanctioned youth tournament for women put together by FIFA. The tournament was hosted by Canada. FIFA granted the tournament to Canada in March 2001. Three cities hosted the tournament, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria. Canada's Christine Sinclair won the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player and the Golden Shoe as top-scorer.

2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship
FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship Canada 2002
Coupe du Monde de Football Féminin des Moins de 19 ans 2002
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Tournament details
Host countryCanada
Dates17 August – 1 September
Teams12 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (1st title)
Runners-up Canada
Third place Germany
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored101 (3.88 per match)
Attendance295,133 (11,351 per match)
Top scorer(s)Canada Christine Sinclair
(10 goals)
Best player(s)Canada Christine Sinclair
Fair play award Japan
2004

SquadsEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

Confederation (Continent) Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2002 AFC U-19 Women's Championship   Japan
  Chinese Taipei
CAF (Africa) 2002 African U-19 Women's Championship   Nigeria
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
Host nation   Canada
2002 CONCACAF U-19 Women's Qualifying Tournament   United States
  Mexico
CONMEBOL (South America) Appointed by CONMEBOL   Brazil
OFC (Oceania) 2002 OFC Women's Under 19 Qualifying Tournament   Australia
UEFA (Europe) 2002 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship   Germany
  France
  Denmark
  England

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Canada 9 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7
  Japan 4 3 1 1 1 3 6 −3
  Denmark 3 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1
  Nigeria 1 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3
Canada  3–2  Denmark
Sinclair 15'
Rowe 68'
Lang 80'
(Report) Rasmussen 51'
Stentoft-Herping 53'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Szokolai

Nigeria  1–1  Japan
Iwuagwu 36' (Report) Sudo 26'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 10,000

Denmark  2–1  Nigeria
Rasmussen 28', 47' (Report) Oyewusi 76'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Tortura

Japan  0–4  Canada
(Report) Sinclair 9', 45'
Lang 53', 69'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 15,714
Referee: Ionescu

Denmark  1–2  Japan
Jensen 5' (Report) Ohno 67', 73'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 6,000

Nigeria  0–2  Canada
(Report) Sinclair 25', 69'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 15,803
Referee: Szokolai

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Brazil 9 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7
  Germany 6 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3
  France 3 3 1 0 2 2 7 −5
  Mexico 0 3 0 0 3 5 10 −5
Germany  2–0  France
Mittag   39'90' (Report)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Persson

Mexico  3–5  Brazil
Rico 8' (pen)
Worbis 66'
Martinez 74'
(Report) Daniela 6', 14'
Tatiana 30'
Kelly 60'
Renata Costa 65'
Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Deng

France  2–1  Mexico
Ramos 21'
Abily 39'
(Report) Worbis 15'
Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Proctor

Brazil  1–0  Germany
Kelly 60' (Report)
Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 5,537
Referee: Seitz

France  0–4  Brazil
(Report) Marta 44', 63', 73'
Cristiane 62'
Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Seitz

Mexico  1–3  Germany
Worbis 24' (Report) Müller 33'
Brendel 61'
Mittag 86'
Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 5,552
Referee: Persson

Group CEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  United States 9 3 3 0 0 15 1 +14
  Australia 4 3 1 1 1 5 5 0
  England 4 3 1 1 1 5 5 0
  Chinese Taipei 0 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14
United States  5–1  England
Tarpley 37'
Osborne 39'
O'Reilly 44'
Wilson 64', 74'
(Report) Ward 47'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Oiwa

Chinese Taipei  1–5  Australia
Lu 84' (Report) Crawford 30', 78'
Neilson 38'
Cannuli 85'
Harch 87'
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Damkova

England  4–0  Chinese Taipei
Maggs 20'
Hickmott 26'
Ward 47', 85'
(Report)
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 2,151
Referee: Gaye

Australia  0–4  United States
(Report) Wilson 14', 79'
Osborne 74'
O'Reilly 81'
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 2,600
Referee: Hanninen

England  0–0  Australia
(Report)
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Oiwa

United States  6–0  Chinese Taipei
Kakadelas 3'
Tarpley 10', 43'
Buehler 34' (pen)
Hanks 48'
Ebner 59'
(Report)
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 2,800
Referee: Gaye

Knockout RoundEdit

All times local.

QuarterfinalsEdit

Brazil  4–3
(ASDET)
  Australia
Marta   4'45'
Kelly   42'
Daniela   100'
Report Reuter   34'
Crawford   51'
Kuralay   59' (pen.)
Attendance: 6,503
Referee: Deng

Canada  6–2  England
Sinclair   5'36'52'90+1'90+3'
Thorlakson   45'
Report Maggs   65'
Westwood   80'
Attendance: 23,595
Referee: Ionescu

Japan  1–2
(ASDET)
  Germany
Ohno   44' Report Bresonik   90+3',   94'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Tortura

United States  6–0  Denmark
O'Reilly   11'27'
Wilson   23'47'68'
Tarpley   57'
Report
Attendance: 4,800
Referee: Hanninen

SemifinalsEdit

Brazil  1–1
(a.e.t.)
  Canada
Marta   46' Report Sinclair   69'
Penalties
3–4
Attendance: 37,194
Referee: Hanninen

United States  4–1  Germany
Tarpley   28'
Wilson   30'45'
Oakes   86'
Report Bresonik   16'
Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Szolokai

3rd Place PlayoffEdit

Brazil  1–1  Germany
Cristiane   33' Report Bachor   49'
Penalties
3–4
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Mayumi Oiwa

FinalEdit

Canada  0–1
(ASDET)
  United States
Report Tarpley   109'
Attendance: 47,784

ASDET – after sudden death extra time
PSO – penalty shootout


 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship Winners 
 
United States
First title

AwardsEdit

The following awards were given for the tournament:[1]

Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
  Christine Sinclair   Marta   Kelly Wilson
Golden Shoe Silver Shoe Bronze Shoe
  Christine Sinclair   Kelly Wilson   Lindsay Tarpley
10 goals 9 goals 6 goals
FIFA Fair Play Award
  Japan

All star teamEdit

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

  Erin McLeod
  Miho Fukumoto

  Daiane
  Candace Chapman
  Jessica Wright
  Jill Oakes

  Daniela
  Carmelina Moscato
  Johanna Rasmussen
  Linda Bresonik
  Ifeanyi Chiejine

  Marta
  Christine Sinclair
  Heather O'Reilly
  Lindsay Tarpley
  Kelly Wilson

ScorersEdit