Match Schedule Amended Due to Typhoon Wipha
SHANGHAI, China (Sept. 18, 2007) - FIFA has announced today that the Sept. 19 matches in Shanghai and Hangzhou have been postponed due to Typhoon Wipha and both will played on Sept. 20 in Hangzhou.
The Norway vs. Ghana Group C match moves from Shanghai to Hangzhou and will now kick off at 5 p.m. local time on Sept. 20. The Brazil vs. Denmark Group D match was postponed 24 hours and will now be played at 8 p.m. as part of a double-header in Hangzhou.
The Group B finales, including U.S. vs. Nigeria, scheduled for Sept. 18 remain unchanged and will kick off at 8 p.m. local time
Also, Sept. 19's matches in Chengdu and Tianjin remain unchanged. Australia and Canada will face off at 5 p.m. local time in Chengdu, while China hosts New Zealand in Tianjin at 8 p.m. local time.