1995 FIFA Women's World Cup

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1995 FIFA Women's World Cup
Världsmästerskapet i fotboll för damer 1995
WWC1995 emblem.jpg
Official logo
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Dates 5 – 18 June
Teams 12
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) Norway Ann-Kristin Aarønes
(6 goals)
Best player Norway Hege Riise
1991
1999

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.

Venues[edit]

1995 FIFA Women's World Cup (Sweden)

Teams[edit]

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[edit]

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

Match officials[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

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 Goal 37'
Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Denoncourt (Canada)

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

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

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

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

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

Group B[edit]

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 Goal 30'44'82'
Riise Goal 49'
Aarønes Goal 60'90'
Medalen Goal 67'
Svensson Goal 76' (pen.)
(Report)
Tingvallen, Karlstad
Attendance: 4,344
Referee: Hamer (Luxembourg)

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

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

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

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

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

Group C[edit]

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 Goal 22'
Milbrett Goal 34'
Hamm Goal 51'
(Report) Liping Goal 38'
Wei Goal 74'
Sun Goal 79'
Strömvallen, Gävle
Attendance: 4,635
Referee: Jonsson (Sweden)

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

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

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

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

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

Knockout stage[edit]

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[edit]

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


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

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

Semifinals[edit]

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

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

Third place[edit]

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

Final[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

 1995 Women's World Cup Winners 

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

Goal scorers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  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. 

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