2003 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

Group D of the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was one of four groups of nations, consisting of Australia, China, Ghana and Russia. It began on 21 September and ended on 28 September. Most matches were played at The Home Depot Center in Carson, save the last two that were played at PGE Park in Portland. China PR topped the group despite their lackluster performances, followed to the next round by Russia. Australia and Ghana didn't make the second round.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   China PR 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Russia 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3   Ghana 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
4   Australia 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

All times local (PDT/UTC–7)

Australia vs RussiaEdit

Australia  1–2  Russia
Report
GK 1 Cassandra Kell
DF 3 Sacha Wainwright   46'
DF 4 Dianne Alagich
DF 5 Cheryl Salisbury (c)
DF 6 Rhian Davies
MF 15 Tal Karp   90+1'
MF 2 Gillian Foster
MF 10 Joanne Peters
MF 11 Heather Garriock
FW 17 Danielle Small
FW 7 Kelly Golebiowski
Substitutions:
MF 8 Bryony Duus   46'
FW 9 April Mann   90+1'
Manager:
Adrian Santrac
GK 12 Alla Volkova
DF 2 Tatiana Zaytseva
DF 3 Marina Burakova (c)
DF 4 Marina Saenko
DF 18 Anastassia Pustovoitova   67'
MF 6 Galina Komarova
MF 7 Tatiana Egorova   68'
MF 14 Oxana Shmachkova
MF 13 Elena Fomina   83'
FW 10 Natalia Barbashina
FW 11 Olga Letyushova   87'
Substitutions:
DF 5 Vera Stroukova   67'
MF 15 Tatiana Skotnikova   68'
Manager:
Yuri Bistritskiy

Player of the Match:
  Natalia Barbashina (Russia)[2]

Assistant referees:
  Désirée Perpétué (Ivory Coast)
  Florence Biagui (Senegal)
Fourth official:
  Jennifer Bennett (United States)

China PR vs GhanaEdit

China PR  1–0  Ghana
Report
Attendance: 15,239[1]
GK 18 Zhao Yan
DF 3 Li Jie
DF 5 Fan Yunjie
DF 20 Wang Liping
MF 17 Pan Lina   36'
MF 11 Pu Wei
MF 6 Zhao Lihong    88'
MF 10 Liu Ying
FW 7 Bai Jie
FW 19 Han Duan   59'
FW 9 Sun Wen (c)
Substitutions:
MF 12 Qu Feifei   36'
DF 16 Liu Yali   59'
MF 15 Ren Liping   88'
Manager:
Ma Liangxing
GK 1 Memunatu Sulemana
DF 4 Patience Sackey
DF 3 Mavis Danso   90'
DF 14 Elizabeth Baidu
DF 13 Yaa Avoe   58'
DF 16 Lydia Ankrah
MF 6 Florence Okoe
MF 7 Genevive Clottey
FW 10 Adjoa Bayor
FW 18 Mavis Dgajmah   90+2'
FW 15 Alberta Sackey (c)   83'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Belinda Kanda   58'
FW 8 Myralyn Osei Agyemang   83'
FW 9 Akua Anokyewaa   90+2'
Manager:
Oko Aryee

Player of the Match:
  Elizabeth Baidu (Ghana)[3]

Assistant referees:
  Denise Robinson (Canada)
  Lynda Bramble (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fourth official:
  Jennifer Bennett (United States)

Ghana vs RussiaEdit

Ghana  0–3  Russia
Report
GK 1 Memunatu Sulemana (c)
DF 4 Patience Sackey   78'
DF 3 Mavis Danso
DF 14 Elizabeth Baidu
DF 13 Yaa Avoe   58'
DF 16 Lydia Ankrah
MF 6 Florence Okoe
MF 7 Genevive Clottey
FW 10 Adjoa Bayor
FW 18 Mavis Dgajmah
FW 8 Myralyn Osei Agyemang    52'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Akua Anokyewaa   52'
FW 15 Alberta Sackey   58'
MF 17 Belinda Kanda   78'
Manager:
Oko Aryee
GK 12 Alla Volkova
DF 2 Tatiana Zaytseva
DF 3 Marina Burakova (c)
DF 4 Marina Saenko   74'
DF 5 Vera Stroukova
MF 6 Galina Komarova
MF 7 Tatiana Egorova   59'
MF 19 Elena Denchtchik   46'
MF 13 Elena Fomina
FW 10 Natalia Barbashina
FW 11 Olga Letyushova
Substitutions:
MF 8 Alexandra Svetlitskaya   46'
MF 15 Tatyana Skotnikova   59'
DF 18 Anastassia Pustovoitova    74'
Manager:
Yuri Bistritskiy

Player of the Match:
  Marina Saenko (Russia)[4]

Assistant referees:
  Karalee Sutton (United States)
  Sharon Wheeler (United States)
Fourth official:
  Jennifer Bennett (United States)

China PR vs AustraliaEdit

China PR  1–1  Australia
Report
GK 18 Zhao Yan
DF 3 Li Jie
DF 5 Fan Yunjie
DF 20 Wang Liping
DF 16 Liu Yali
MF 11 Pu Wei
MF 6 Zhao Lihong   85'
MF 10 Liu Ying   55'
MF 8 Zhang Ouying   74'
FW 7 Bai Jie   90'
FW 9 Sun Wen (c)
Substitutions:
MF 15 Ren Liping   74'
FW 13 Teng Wei   85'
MF 12 Qu Feifei   90'
Manager:
Ma Liangxing
GK 1 Cassandra Kell
DF 13 Karla Reuter
DF 4 Dianne Alagich   89'
DF 5 Cheryl Salisbury (c)
DF 6 Rhian Davies
MF 15 Tal Karp
MF 2 Gillian Foster
MF 10 Joanne Peters
MF 11 Heather Garriock
FW 17 Danielle Small   76'
FW 7 Kelly Golebiowski   90+1'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Bryony Duus   76'
Manager:
Adrian Santrac

Player of the Match:
  Cheryl Salisbury (Australia)[5]

Assistant referees:
  Emilia Parviainen (Finland)
  Andi Regan (Northern Ireland)
Fourth official:
  Jennifer Bennett (United States)

Ghana vs AustraliaEdit

Ghana  2–1  Australia
Report
Attendance: 19,132[1]
Referee: Xonam Agboyi (Togo)
GK 1 Memunatu Sulemana
DF 4 Patience Sackey
DF 3 Mavis Danso   75'
DF 14 Elizabeth Baidu
DF 16 Lydia Ankrah   59'
MF 6 Florence Okoe
MF 7 Genevive Clottey
FW 10 Adjoa Bayor
FW 11 Gloria Foriwa   67'
FW 18 Mavis Dgajmah
FW 15 Alberta Sackey (c)
Substitutions:
DF 13 Yaa Avoe   75'
FW 8 Myralyn Osei Agyemang    67'    90+1'
FW 9 Akua Anokyewaa   90+1'
Manager:
Oko Aryee
GK 12 Melissa Barbieri
DF 13 Karla Reuter   90'
DF 4 Dianne Alagich
DF 5 Cheryl Salisbury (c)
DF 6 Rhian Davies
MF 15 Tal Karp   33'
MF 2 Gillian Foster   43'
MF 10 Joanne Peters
MF 11 Heather Garriock   52'
FW 17 Danielle Small
FW 7 Kelly Golebiowski
Substitutions:
MF 8 Bryony Duus   33'
FW 9 April Mann   43'
DF 14 Pamela Grant   90'
Manager:
Adrian Santrac

Player of the Match:
  Adjoa Bayor (Ghana)[6]

Assistant referees:
  Désirée Perpétué (Ivory Coast)
  Florence Biagui (Senegal)
Fourth official:
  Kari Seitz (United States)

China PR vs RussiaEdit

China PR  1–0  Russia
Report
Attendance: 19,132[1]
GK 1 Han Wenxia
DF 3 Li Jie
DF 5 Fan Yunjie
DF 20 Wang Liping
DF 16 Liu Yali
MF 11 Pu Wei
MF 6 Zhao Lihong    62'
MF 10 Liu Ying
FW 14 Bi Yan   55'
FW 7 Bai Jie
FW 9 Sun Wen (c)
Substitutions:
MF 12 Qu Feifei   55'
MF 15 Ren Liping   62'
Manager:
Ma Liangxing
GK 12 Alla Volkova
DF 2 Tatiana Zaytseva
DF 3 Marina Burakova (c)
DF 4 Marina Saenko
DF 5 Vera Stroukova
MF 6 Galina Komarova
MF 7 Tatiana Egorova
MF 8 Alexandra Svetlitskaya
MF 13 Elena Fomina   90'
FW 10 Natalia Barbashina
FW 11 Olga Letyushova   66'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Tatiana Skotnikova   66'
Manager:
Yuri Bistritskiy

Player of the Match:
  Sun Wen (China PR)[7]

Assistant referees:
  Sabrina Lois (Argentina)
  Alejandra Cercato (Argentina)
Fourth official:
  Kari Seitz (United States)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003 – Report and Statistics" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. pp. 93–100. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 26, 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Natalia Barbachina (RUS)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 September 2003. Archived from the original on 7 December 2005. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Elizabeth Baidu (GHA)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 September 2003. Archived from the original on 7 January 2006. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Marina Saenko (RUS)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 September 2003. Archived from the original on 1 December 2005. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Cheryl Salisbury (AUS)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 September 2003. Archived from the original on 24 November 2005. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Adjoa Bayor (GHA)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 September 2003. Archived from the original on 10 January 2006. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Bud Light Player of the Match: Sun Wen (CHN)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 September 2003. Archived from the original on 5 September 2004. Retrieved 6 January 2015.

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