WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Summaries (Sept. 27-28)

Group A

Sept. 28 in Columbus, Ohio

USA 3 North Korea 0. Goals: Wambach pen. 17, Reddick 48, 66.

USA -- Scurry, Sobrero (Slaton, 73), Fawcett, Bivens, Reddick, Pearce, Roberts, Wagner, Lilly (Foudy, 46), Wambach (MacMillan, 56) Milbrett.

North Korea -- Ri Jong Hui, Yun In Sil, Sin (Jon, 26), Ra, Jang, Yun Yong Hui (Pak Kyong Sun, 74), O (Song, 53), Ri Un Gyong, Ri Hyang Ok, Yun Pyol Hui, Jang.

Referee: Sueli Tortura (Brazil).

Att.: 22,828.

Sept. 28 in Columbus, Ohio

Sweden 3 Nigeria 0. Goals: Ljungberg 56, 79, Mostroem 81.

Sweden -- Joensson, Westberg, Marklund, Bengtsson (Sjoestroem, 46), Call, Mostroem, Larsson, Andersson (Sjoegran, 66), Svensson (Oeqvist, 85), Oestberg, Ljungberg.

Nigeria -- Dede, Ajayi, Chiejine, Omagbemi, Iweat (Ebi, 83), Nkwocha, Mbachu, Okosieme (Ekpo, 65), Mmadu, Avre (Yusuf, 89), Akide.

Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada).

Att.: 22,828.

Group B

Sept. 27 in Foxboro, Mass.

Norway 7 South Korea 1. Goals: Gulbrandsen 5, Mellgren 24, 31, Pettersen 40, Sandaune 52, Ormen 80, 90; Kim Jin Hee 75.

Norway -- Nordby, Sandaune, Stangeland, Knudsen, Fiane, Gulbrandsen (Fosse, 73), Klaveness (Riise, 81), Lehn, Ronning (Ormen, 69), Pettersen, Mellgren.

South Korea -- Kim Jung Mi, Kim Yu Jin (Jin Suk Hee, 55), Yoo, Kim Jin Hee, Lee Ji Eun, Han (Kim Yoo Jin, 30), Kim Kyul Sil, Song Ju Hee, Kim Joo Hee, Kim Yoo Mi, Park Eun Sun (Hong Kyung Suk, 59).

Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia).

Att.: 14,356.

Sept. 27 in Washington

Brazil 1 France 1. Goals: Katia 58; Pichon 90.

Brazil -- Andreia, Juliana, Tania (Monica, 88), Rafaela, Rosana, Maicon, Priscila (Cristiane, 46), Marta, Katia, Daniela, Simone.

France -- Marty, Viguier (Lattaf, 85), Provost, Georges, Diacre, Kramo, Soubeyrand, Bompastor, Woock (Coquet, 73), Mugneret-Beghe (Tonazzi, 46), Pichon.

Referee: Cristina Ionescu Floarea (Romania).

Att.: 17,618.

Group C

Sept. 27 in Foxboro, Mass.

Canada 3 Japan 1. Goals: Latham 36, Sinclair 49, Lang 72; Sawa 20.

Canada -- Swiatek, Nonen, Neil (Kiss, 77), Hooper, Morneau, Matheson, Lang (Wilkinson, 85), Timko, Dennis, Latham (Burtini, 60), Sinclair.

Japan -- Yamago, Obe, Yamagishi, Isozaki, Sakai (Yanagita, 62), Kobayashi (Arakawa, 54), Kawakami, Miyamoto, Yamamoto (Miyama, 89), Sawa, Otani.

Referee: Im Eun Ju (South Korea).

Att.: 14,356.

Sept. 27 in Washington

Germany 6 Argentina 1. Goals: Meinert 3, 43, Wiegmann pen. 24, Prinz 32, Pohlers 89, Mueller 90; Gaitan 71.

Germany -- Rottenberg, Stegemann, Garefrekes (Pohlers, 46), Minnert, Hingst, Jones (Fuss, 62), Gottschlich (Mueller, 46), Lingor, Wiegmann, Meinert, Prinz.

Argentina -- Ferro, Huber, Ricotti, Gonsebate, Barbitta, Gerez, Gomez (Gaitan, 56), Medina, Vallejos, Corenel, Villanueva (Alvariza, 85).

Referee: Bola Abidoye (Nigeria).

Att.: 17,618.

Group D

Sept. 28 in Portland, Ore.

China 1 Russia 0. Goal: Bai 16.

China -- Zhao Ya, Li, Fan Yunjie, Liu Yali, Wang, Bi (Qu, 55), Zhao Lihong (Ren, 62), Liu Ying, Pu, Bai, Sun Wen.

Russia -- Volkova, Zaytseva, Burakova, Saenko, Stroukova, Komarova, Letyushova (Skotnikova, 66), Fomina, Svetlitskaya, Egorova, Barbachina.

Referee: Florencia Romano (Argentina).

Att.: 19,132.

Sept. 28 in Portland, Ore.

Ghana 2 Australia 1. Goals: A.Sackey 34, 39; Garriock 61.

Ghana -- Sulemana, Danso (Ayoe, 75). P.Sackey, Baidu, Ankrah, Okoe, Clottey, Foriwa (Osei Agyemang, 67; Anokyewaa, 90), A.Sackey, Bayor, Dgajmah.

Australia -- Barbieri, Alagich, Salisbury, Davies, Reuter (Grant, 90), Garriock, Foster (Mann, 43), Peters, Karp (Duus, 33), Golebiowski, Small.

Referee: Xonam Agboyi (Togo).

Att.: 19,132.

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