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Good luck victory for WM Geheimfavorit Norway

Dusel-Sieg fur WM-Geheimfavorit NorwegenEmilie Haavi (left) scored the winner © SID-IMAGES/AFP/CHRISTOF STACHE

Norway is started with a good luck win in the women's football World Cup. Against African Vice-champions Equatorial Guinea won the Geheimfavorit 1-0 (0-0).

Augsburg (SID)-(SID) - Geheimfavorit Norway is started with a good luck win in the women's football World Cup. Against African Vice-champions Equatorial Guinea the only 19-year-old Emilie Haavi scored six minutes before the final whistle the gold to a 1-0 (0: 0)-success.

Previously, Genoveva Anonma, addition of turbine Potsdam, the world champion from 1995 to the edge had brought a defeat. The aggressor was not swayed by the gender discussion and became the best player in the Augsburg World Cup Stadium.

Even before kick-off the World Cup debutants had provided good atmosphere among the 12.928 spectators. Skipped skipped and danced it in the district and sang to it warm.

The triumph left them not impressed. Already in the second minute, Emilie Haavi met the unleashed. Top gate Hunter Isabell Herlovsen, daughter of former Bundesliga Pro Kai Erik Herlovsen, far beyond the gate sabelte the rebound. While trusted Norway on his passing game, the attacks of the Vice master of Africa were almost exclusively tailored to Anonma.

The 22-year-old acted as a midfield engine and Torjagerin at the same time. Five shots on goal in the first 14 minutes - all of them from remote distances. The one or other moving left so much obstinacy with derogatory hand movements, but the audience was enraptured.

Anonma was the absolute center in the first half with their bright-green Rasta streams and shoes held in the same color and everything was Szenenapplaus for her light-footed game. In the the first pass, but failed the nerves: after a Sprint on the half board she failed with a shot from close range at the goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth.

The best chances to score for the side awarded Herlovsen (9th) and Elise Thorsnes (44.).

After the break, has developed an open confrontation with large margin opportunities on both sides. Thorsnes (48) and Herlovsen (50th) narrowly missed the goal for Norway. On the other side, Anonma failed just four free-standing before the Norwegian goal (53. / 70/71. / 75).

Only a goalkeeping error led to the decision. Gate women Miriam verschatze when a cross, Haavi used the space to the acclaimed victory (84.).

Thorsnes and Herlovsen were best player at Norway. On the part of Equatorial Guinea, Anonma clearly outshining their Mitspielerinnen.

Norway meets Vice World Champion Brazil (18.15 CET) on Sunday in the top of Group D in Wolfsburg. Equatorial Guinea earlier plays in Bochum against Australia (14.00).