2003 FIFA Women's World Cup

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2003 FIFA Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
Dates20 September – 12 October
Teams16
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runners-up Sweden
Third place United States
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored107 (3.34 per match)
Attendance656,789 (20,525 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Birgit Prinz (7 goals)
1999
2007

The 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup was the fourth FIFA Women's World Cup. It took place in the United States. The winners were Germany.[1]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
North Korea North Korea 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
Nigeria Nigeria 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Brazil 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 7
 Norway 3 2 0 1 10 5 +5 6
France France 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 4
South Korea South Korea 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 9
 Canada 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
 Japan 3 1 0 2 7 6 +1 3
Argentina Argentina 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14 0


Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China PR 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Russia 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Ghana 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
 Australia 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
1 October        
   United States   1
5 October
   Norway   0  
   United States   0
2 October
     Germany   3  
   Germany   7
12 October
   Russia   1  
   Germany   2
1 October
     Sweden   1
   Brazil   1
5 October
   Sweden   2  
   Sweden   2
2 October
     Canada   1  
  China China   0
   Canada   1  

Third place match[change | change source]

11 October 2003
15:30
United States  3–1  Canada Carson, California
Attendance: 25,253
Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia)
Lilly Goal 22'
Boxx Goal 51'
Milbrett Goal 80'
(Report) Sinclair Goal 38'


Final[change | change source]

12 October 2003
13:00
Germany  2–1 (asdet)  Sweden Carson, California
Attendance: 26,137
Referee: Cristina Babadac (Romania)
Meinert Goal 46'
Künzer Goal 98'
(Report) Ljungberg Goal 41'

References[change | change source]

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003". FIFA.com.