Facts and figures

A total of 107 goals were scored in the 32 matches of the FIFA women's World Cup 2003 at an average of 3.33 goals per match. Compared to the 1999 World Cup, this marked a low as the earlier event had witnessed 123 goals at an average of 3.84 goals per match.

Birgit Prinz of Germany led the scorers' table with an individual tally of 7 goals, ahead of compatriots Maren Meinert and Kerstin Garafrekes and Brazil's Katia, all of whom finished with 4 goals each.

The goalscorers: 7 — Birgit Prinz (Germany).

4 — Maren Meinert and Kerstin Garafrekes (Germany) and Katia (Brazil).

3 — Homare Sawa (Japan), Abby Wamback (U.S.), Marta (Brazil), Mio Otani (Japan), Hanna Ljunberg (Sweden), Christine Latham (Canada), Dagny Mellgren (Norway), Victoria Svensson (Sweden), Christine Sinclair (Canada).

2 — Martina Mueller (Germany), Pyoi Hui-Jin (North Korea), Charmaine Hooper (Canada), Marinette Pichon (France), Bai Jie (China), Mia Hamm (U.S.), Cindy Parlow (U.S.), Heather Garriock (Australia), Cat Reddick (U.S.), Shannon Boxx (U.S.), Alberta Sackey (Ghana), Bettina Wiegmann (Germnay), Kristine Lilly (U.S.), Sandra Minnert (Germany), Linda Ormen (Norway), Kara Lang (Canada), Marianne Pettersen (Norway), Malin Mostroem (Sweden).

1 — Josefine Oeqvist and Malin Andersson (Sweden), Yanina Gaitan (Argentina), Marina Saenko, Natalia Barbachina, Elena Fomina, Olga Letyushova and Elena Danilova (Russia), Daniela and Rosanna (Brazil), Emi Yamamoto (Japan), Kim Jin-Hee (South Korea), Anita Rapp, Brit Sandaune and Solveig Gulbrandsen (Norway), Conny Pohlers, Nia Kuenzer, Pia Wunderlich and Stefanie Gottschilich (Germany), Tiffeny Milbrett and Jule Foudy (U.S.), Gyong Ri-Un (North Korea), Sun Wen (China) and Kelly Galebiowski (Australia).