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1995 FIFA Women's World Cup

1995 FIFA Women's World Cup
Världsmästerskapet i fotboll för damer 1995
Official logo
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Dates 5 – 18 June
Teams 12
Venue(s) 5
Final positions
Champions  Norway (1st title)
Runners-up  Germany
Third place  United States
Fourth place  China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played 26
Goals scored 99 (3.81 per match)
Attendance 112,213 (4,316 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ann-Kristin Aarønes
(6 goals)
Best player Hege Riise

The 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, the second edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in Sweden and won by Norway.[1][2][3] The tournament featured 12 women's national teams from six continental confederations. The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four and each group played a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams and two best third-ranked teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the final at Råsunda Stadium on June 18, 1995.

Contents

  • Venues 1
  • Teams 2
  • Squads 3
  • Match officials 4
  • First round 5
    • Group A 5.1
    • Group B 5.2
    • Group C 5.3
  • Knockout stage 6
    • Quarterfinals 6.1
    • Semifinals 6.2
    • Third place 6.3
    • Final 6.4
  • Awards 7
  • Goal scorers 8
  • Tournament ranking 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

Venues

1995 FIFA Women's World Cup (Sweden)

Teams

Qualifying countries

As in the previous edition of the FIFA Women's World cup, held in 1991, 12 teams participated in the final tournament. The teams were:

Squads

For a list of the squads that disputed the final tournament, see 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup squads.

Match officials

First round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 6
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
 Japan 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
 Brazil 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 3
June 5, 1995
18:00
Sweden  0–1  Brazil
(Report) Roseli  37'
Helsingborg
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Denoncourt (Canada)

June 5, 1995
14:00
Germany  1–0  Japan
Neid  23' (Report)
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 3,824
Referee: Mathabela (South Africa)

June 7, 1995
19:00
Sweden  3–2  Germany
Andersson  65' (pen.)  86'
Sundhage  80'
(Report) Wiegmann  9' (pen.)
Lohn  42'
Helsingborg
Attendance: 5,855
Referee: Black (New Zealand)

June 7, 1995
19:00
Brazil  1–2  Japan
Pretinha  7' (Report) Noda  13'45'
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 2,286
Referee: Hepburn (USA)

June 9, 1995
19:00
Sweden  2–0  Japan
Videkull  66'
Andelen  88'
(Report)
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 7,811
Referee: Mathabela (South Africa)

June 9, 1995
19:00
Brazil  1–6  Germany
Roseli  19' (Report) Prinz  5'
Meinert  22'
Wiegmann  42' (pen.)
Mohr  78'89'
Bernhard  90'
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 3,203
Referee: Hamer (Luxembourg)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Norway 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 9
 England 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 6
 Canada 3 0 1 2 5 13 −8 1
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 5 14 −9 1
June 6, 1995
Norway  8–0  Nigeria
Sandberg  30'44'82'
Riise  49'
Aarønes  60'90'
Medalen  67'
Svensson  76' (pen.)
(Report)
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 4,344
Referee: Hamer (Luxembourg)

June 6, 1995
England  3–2  Canada
Coultard  51' (pen.)85'
Spacey  76' (pen.)
(Report) Stoumbos  87'
Donnelly  90+1'
Helsingborg
Attendance: 655
Referee: Oedlund (Sweden)

June 8, 1995
Norway  2–0  England
Haugen  7'
Riise  37'
(Report)
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 5,520
Referee: Gamboa Martinez (Chile)

June 8, 1995
Nigeria  3–3  Canada
Nwadike  26'
Avre  60'
Okoroafor  77'
(Report) Burtini  12'55'
Donnelly  20'
Helsingborg
Attendance: 250
Referee: Un-Prasert (Thailand)

June 10, 1995
Norway  7–0  Canada
Aarønes  4'21'90+3'
Riise  12'
Pettersen  71'89'
Leinan  84'
(Report)
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 2,715
Referee: Siqueira (Brazil)

June 10, 1995
Nigeria  2–3  England
Okoroafor  13'
Nwadike  74'
(Report) Farley  10'38'
Walker  27'
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 1,843
Referee: Jonsson (Sweden)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
 China PR 3 2 1 0 10 6 +4 7
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1 3
 Australia 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
June 6, 1995
United States  3–3  China PR
Venturini  22'
Milbrett  34'
Hamm  51'
(Report) Liping  38'
Wei  74'
Sun  79'
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 4,635
Referee: Jonsson (Sweden)

June 6, 1995
Denmark  5–0  Australia
Krogh  12'48'
Nielsen  25'
Jensen  37'
Hansen  86'
(Report)
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Skovgang (Norway)

June 8, 1995
United States  2–0  Denmark
Lilly  9'
Milbrett  49'
(Report)
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 2,740
Referee: Camara (Guinea)

June 8, 1995
China PR  4–2  Australia
Zhou  23'
Shi  54'78'
Liu  90+3'
(Report) Iannotta  25'
Hughes  89'
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Sequeira (Brazil)

June 10, 1995
United States  4–1  Australia
Foudy  69'
Fawcett  72'
Overbeck  90+2' (pen.)
Keller  90+4'
(Report) Casagrande  54'
Helsingborg
Attendance: 1,150
Referee: Prasert (Thailand)

June 10, 1995
China PR  3–1  Denmark
Shi  21'
Sun  76'
Wei  90'
(Report) Bonde  44'
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 1,619
Referee: Martinez (Chile)

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
13 June — Arosvallen        
   Germany   3
15 June — Olympia Stadion
   England   0  
   Germany   1
13 June — Olympia Stadion
       China PR   0  
   Sweden   1 (3)
18 June — Råsunda
   China PR   1 (4)  
   Germany   0
13 June — Strömvallen    
     Norway   2
   United States   4
15 June — Arosvallen
   Japan   0  
   United States   0 Third place
13 June — Tingvallen
       Norway   1   17 June — Strömvallen
   Norway   3
   China PR   0
   Denmark   1  
   United States   2
 

Quarterfinals

June 13, 1995
Germany  3–0  England
Voss  41'
Meinert  55'
Mohr  82'
(Report)
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 2,317
Referee: Skogvang (Norway)

June 13, 1995
Sweden  1–1 (a.e.t.)  China PR
Kalte  90+3' (pen.) (Report) Sun Q.  29'
  Penalties  
Andersson
Videkull
Pohjanen
Sundhage
Nessvold
3–4 Wen
Huilin
Yufeng
Qingxia
Ailing
Helsingborg
Attendance: 7,537
Referee: Denoncourt (Canada)

June 13, 1995
United States  4–0  Japan
Lilly  8'42'
Milbrett  45'
Venturini  80'
(Report)
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 3,756
Referee: Gamboa Martinez (Chile)

June 13, 1995
Norway  3–1  Denmark
Espeseth  21'
Medalen  64'
Riise  85'
(Report) Krogh  86'
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 4,655
Referee: Un-Prasert (Thailand)

Semifinals

June 15, 1995
Germany  1–0  China PR
Wiegmann  88' (Report)
Helsingborg
Attendance: 3,693
Referee: Mathabela (South Africa)

June 15, 1995
United States  0–1  Norway
(Report) Aarønes  10'
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 2,893
Referee: Hamer (Luxembourg)

Third place

June 17, 1995
China PR  0–2  United States
(Report) Venturini  24'
Hamm  55'
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 4,335
Referee: Denoncourt (Canada)

Final

June 18, 1995
Germany  0–2  Norway
(Report) Riise  37'
Pettersen  40'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 17,158
Referee: Jonsson (Sweden)

Awards

 1995 Women's World Cup Winners 

Norway
First title
Golden Shoe Winner Golden Ball Winner FIFA Fair Play Trophy
Ann-Kristin Aarønes Hege Riise  Sweden

Goal scorers

Ann-Kristin Aarønes of Norway won the Golden Shoe award for scoring six goals. In total, 99 goals were scored by 58 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

6 goals
5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Tournament ranking

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Norway 6 6 0 0 23 1 +22 18
2  Germany 6 4 0 2 13 6 +7 12
3  United States 6 4 1 1 15 5 +10 13
4  China PR 6 3 1 2 11 10 +1 10
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5  Sweden 4 2 1 1 6 4 +2 6
6  England 4 2 0 2 6 9 –3 6
7  Denmark 4 1 0 3 7 8 –1 3
8  Japan 4 1 0 3 2 8 –6 3
Eliminated at the group stage
9  Brazil 3 1 0 2 3 8 –5 3
10  Canada 3 0 1 2 5 13 –8 1
11  Nigeria 3 0 1 2 5 14 –9 1
12  Australia 3 0 0 3 3 13 –10 0

References

  1. ^ "WOMEN'S WORLD CUP; Norway's Rivalry With U.S. Is Intense - New York Times". Nytimes.com. 1999-06-13. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Norway Women Win World Cup - Chicago Tribune". Articles.chicagotribune.com. 1995-06-19. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Raising Their Game: Enjoying it in 1995". YouTube. 2012-06-14. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 

External links

  • FIFA Women's World Cup Sweden 1995, FIFA.com
  • FIFA Technical Report (Part 1) and (Part 2)
  • SVT's open archive
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