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2) BRAZIL 4-3 NIGERIA, QUARTER-FINAL, 1999

Underdogs Nigeria had contained eventual Golden Boot winner Sissi for 104 minutes before the playmaker scored the WWC’s first ever Golden Goal. It was a doubly devastating blow considering the Super Falcons had miraculously clawed their way back from a three-goal deficit. Indeed, Brazil looked to have sewn their quarter-final tie up by the 35th minute thanks to a brace from Cidinha and a looping cross-shot from Nenê. But an astonishing second-half display from the African nation – who had perhaps wisely substituted goalkeeper Ann Chiejine at half-time – suggested a major upset was on the cards. However, a previously AWOL Sissi broke Nigerian hearts with a stunning free-kick which had Brazil coach Wilson de Oliveira Riça hailing her the “Queen of Soccer.”



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