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2003 FIFA Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates 20 September – 12 October
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Germany (1st title)
Runner-up  Sweden
Third place  United States
Fourth place  Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 107 (3.34 per match)
Attendance 656,789 (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.

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of the United States.svg United States 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
Flag of Sweden.svg 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

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Brazil 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 7
Flag of Norway.svg 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

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

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 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

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
1 October        
  Flag of the United States.svg United States   1
5 October
  Flag of Norway.svg Norway   0  
  Flag of the United States.svg United States   0
2 October
    Flag of Germany.svg Germany   3  
  Flag of Germany.svg Germany   7
12 October
   Russia   1  
  Flag of Germany.svg Germany   2
1 October
    Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden   1


   Brazil   1
5 October
  Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden   2  
  Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden   2
2 October
    Flag of Canada.svg Canada   1


 
  People's Republic of China China   0
  Flag of Canada.svg Canada   1


 

Third place match

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

Final

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


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