1991 FIFA Women's World Cup


1991 FIFA Women's World Cup

Infobox International Football Competition
tourney_name = FIFA Women's World Cup
year = 1991
country = China
name =


size = 140px
caption = Official logo
teams = 49
num_teams = 12  | champion_other = fbw|USA  | second_other = fbw|NOR  | third_other = fbw|SWE
count = 1
matches = 26
goals = 99
attendance = 510000
top_scorer = flagicon|USA Michelle Akers — 10 goals
The 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup was the first ever edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was held in China and won by the United States. It was originally called the Women's World Championship.

Venues

*Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou
*Guangdong Provincial Stadium, Guangzhou
*New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
*Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu
*Jiangmen Stadium, Jiangmen
*Zhongshan Stadium, Zhongshan

Teams

Twelve teams qualified for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup final tournament. Each of the six FIFA confederations had at least one representative.

footballbox
date = November 17, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|JPN
score = 0 – 1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21957/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|BRA
goals1 =
goals2 = Elane goal|4
stadium = New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
attendance = 14,000
referee = Lu Jun (China)
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date = November 17, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|SWE
score = 2 – 3
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21958/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|USA
goals1 = Videkull goal|65
I. Johansson goal|71
goals2 = Jennings goal|40 goal|49
Hamm goal|62
stadium = Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu
attendance = 14,000
referee = John Toro Rendon (Colombia)
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date = November 19, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|JPN
score = 0 – 8
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21959/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|SWE
goals1 =
goals2 = Videkull goal|1 goal|11
Andelen goal|15 goal|60
Lundgren goal|25
Nilsson goal|27
Sundhage goal|35
Yamaguchi goal|70|o.g.
stadium = New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
attendance = 14,000
referee = Gyanu Raja Shresta (Nepal)
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date = November 19, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|BRA
score = 0 – 5
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21960/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|USA
goals1 =
goals2 = Heinrichs goal|23 goal|35
Jennings goal|38
Akers goal|39
Hamm goal|63
stadium = Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu
attendance = 15,500
referee = Vadim Zhuk (USSR)
----footballbox
date = November 21, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|JPN
score = 0 – 3
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21962/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|USA
goals1 =
goals2 = Akers goal|20 goal|37
Gebauer goal|39
stadium = New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
attendance = 14,000
referee = John Toro Rendon (Colombia)
----footballbox
date = November 21, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|BRA
score = 0 – 2
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21961/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|SWE
goals1 =
goals2 = Sundhage goal|42|pen.
Hedberg goal|56
stadium = Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu
attendance = 12,000
referee = Lu Jun (China)

Group C

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date = November 17, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|GER
score = 4 – 0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21985/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|NGA
goals1 = Neid goal|16
Mohr goal|32 goal|34
Göttschlich goal|57
goals2 =
stadium = Jiangmen Stadium, Jiangmen
attendance = 14,000
referee = Rafael Medina (El Salvador)
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date = November 17, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|TPE
score = 0 – 5
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21963/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|ITA
goals1 =
goals2 = Ferraguzzi goal|15
Marsiletti goal|29
Morace goal|37 goal|52 goal|66
stadium = Jiangmen Stadium, Jiangmen
attendance = 11,000
referee = Fethi Boucetta (Tunisia)
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date = November 19, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|ITA
score = 1 – 0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21986/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|NGA
goals1 = Morace goal|68
goals2 =
stadium = Zhongshan Stadium, Zhongshan
attendance = 12,000
referee = James McCluskey (Scotland)
----footballbox
date = November 19, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|TPE
score = 0 – 3
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21969/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|GER
goals1 =
goals2 = Wiegmann goal|10|pen.
Mohr goal|21 goal|50
stadium = Zhongshan Stadium, Zhongshan
attendance = 10,000
referee = Fethi Boucetta (Tunisia)
----footballbox
date = November 21, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|TPE
score = 2 – 0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21971/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|NGA
goals1 = Lin goal|38
Chou goal|55
goals2 =
stadium = Jiangmen Stadium, Jiangmen
attendance = 14,000
referee = Rafael Medina (El Salvador)
----footballbox
date = November 21, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|ITA
score = 0 – 2
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21972/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|GER
goals1 =
goals2 = Mohr goal|67
Unsleber goal|79
stadium = Zhongshan Stadium, Zhongshan
attendance = 12,000
referee = James McCluskey (Scotland)

Knockout Stage

Round8-with third
24 NovemberZhongshan |fbw|DEN| 1 |fbw|GER| 2
24 NovemberFoshan |fbw|USA| 7 |fbw|TPE| 0
24 NovemberGuangzhou |fbw|CHN| 0 |fbw|SWE| 1
24 NovemberJiangmen |fbw|NOR| 3 |fbw|ITA| 2
27 NovemberGuangzhou |fbw|GER| 2 |fbw|USA| 5
27 NovemberPanyu |fbw|SWE| 1 |fbw|NOR| 4
30 NovemberGuangzhou |fbw|USA| 2 |fbw|NOR| 1
29 NovemberGuangzhou |fbw|GER| 0 |fbw|SWE| 4

Quarterfinals

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date = November 24, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|DEN
score = 1 – 2
(aet)
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9986/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|GER
goals1 = MacKensie goal|25|pen.
goals2 = Wiegmann goal|17|pen.
Mohr goal|98
stadium = Zhongshan Stadium, Zhongshan
attendance = 12,000
referee = Vassilios Nikkakis (Greece)
----footballbox
date = November 24, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|CHN
score = 0 – 1
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21973/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|SWE
goals1 =
goals2 = Sundhage goal|3
stadium = Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou
attendance = 55,000
referee = John Toro Rendon (Colombia)
----footballbox
date = November 24, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|NOR
score = 3 – 2
(aet)
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9985/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|ITA
goals1 = Hegstad goal|22
Carlsen goal|67
Svensson goal|96|pen.
goals2 = Saimaso goal|31
Guarino goal|80
stadium = Jiangmen Stadium, Jiangmen
attendance = 13,000
referee = Rafael Medina (El Salvador)
----footballbox
date = November 24, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|USA
score = 7 – 0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=21974/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|TPE
goals1 = Akers goal|8 goal|29 goal|33 goal|44|pen. goal|48
Foudy goal|38
Biefield goal|79
goals2 =
stadium = New Plaza Stadium, Foshan
attendance = 12,000
referee = Omer Yengo (Congo)

emifinals

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date = November 27, 1991
15:30
team1 = fbw-rt|SWE
score = 1 – 4
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9988/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|NOR
goals1 = Videkull goal|6
goals2 = Svensson goal|39|pen.
Medalen goal|41 goal|77
Carlsen goal|67
stadium = Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu
attendance = 16,000
referee = James McCluskey (Scotland)
----footballbox
date = November 27, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|GER
score = 2 – 5
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9989/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|USA
goals1 = Mohr goal|34
Wiegmann goal|63
goals2 = Jennings goal|10 goal|22 goal|33
Heinrichs goal|54 goal|75
stadium = Guangdong Provincial Stadium, Guangzhou
attendance = 15,000
referee = Salvador Marcone (Chile)

Third Place

footballbox
date = November 29, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|SWE
score = 4 – 0
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9990/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|GER
goals1 = Andelen goal|7
Sundhage goal|11
Videkull goal|29
Nilsson goal|43
goals2 =
stadium = Guangdong Provincial Stadium, Guangzhou
attendance = 20,000
referee = Claudia Vasconcelos (Brazil)

Final

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date = November 30, 1991
19:45
team1 = fbw-rt|NOR
score = 1 – 2
report = [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=103/edition=3373/matches/match=9991/report.html (Report)]
team2 = fbw|USA
goals1 = Medalen goal|29
goals2 = Akers goal|20 goal|78
stadium = Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou
attendance = 63,000
referee = Vadim Zhuk (USSR)

Awards

Goalscorers

;10 goals
*flagicon|USA Michelle Akers;7 goals
*flagicon|GER Heidi Mohr;6 goals
*flagicon|NOR Linda Medalen
*flagicon|USA Carin Jennings;5 goals
*flagicon|SWE Lena Videkull;4 goals
*flagicon|CHN Liu Ailing
*flagicon|SWE Pia Sundhage
*flagicon|USA April Heinrichs
*flagicon|ITA Carolina Morace;3 goals
*flagicon|GER Bettina Wiegmann
*flagicon|NOR Tina Svensson
*flagicon|SWE Anneli Andelen;2 goals
*flagicon|DEN Marianne Jensen
*flagicon|DEN Susan MacKensie
*flagicon|NOR Agnete Carlsen
*flagicon|SWE Helen Nilsson
*flagicon|USA Mia Hamm;1 goal
*flagicon|BRA Elane Rego dos Santos
*flagicon|CHN Ma Li
*flagicon|CHN Sun Quigmei
*flagicon|CHN Sun Wen
*flagicon|CHN Wei Haiying
*flagicon|CHN Wu Weiying
*flagicon|CHN Zhou Yang
*flagicon|TPE Lin Mei Chun
*flagicon|TPE Chou Tai-ying
*flagicon|GER Gudrun Göttschlich
*flagicon|GER Silvia Neid
*flagicon|GER Britta Unsleber
*flagicon|ITA Feriana Ferraguzzi;1 goal (cont.)
*flagicon|ITA Rita Guarino
*flagicon|ITA Adele Marsiletti
*flagicon|ITA Raffaella Saimaso
*flagicon|SWE Susanne Hedberg
*flagicon|SWE Ingrid Johansson
*flagicon|SWE Malin Lundgren
*flagicon|DEN Lisbet Kolding
*flagicon|DEN Hanne Nissen
*flagicon|DEN Annette Thychosen
*flagicon|NZL Kim Barbara Nye
*flagicon|NOR Birthe Hegstad
*flagicon|NOR Hege Riise
*flagicon|USA Joy Biefield
*flagicon|USA Julie Foudy
*flagicon|USA Wendy Gebauer

;Own goals
*flagicon|NZL Julia Campbell (for Norway)
*flagicon|JPN Yamaguchi Sayuri (for Sweden)


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