CANADA is in first place at Rio de Janeiro 2016 Women’s Soccer, Group F, after Germany and Australia tied 2-2. Now, it is the Reds challenge to get a same or better result to continue to quarterfinals stage. Canada will play Germany on Tuesday August the 9th, 3 PM EST.
Canada won 3:1 over Zimbabwe in their second group match at the Rio 2016 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament. The 6 August victory gave Canada six perfect points after two matches. Janine Beckie scored twice while captain Christine Sinclair scored from the penalty spot.
Group F Standings, Canada, 6 points in 2 games; Germany 4 points, Australia 1, Zimbabwe 0. Canada will play Germany in final match, Tuesday August 9, 3 PM EST, and Australia will meet Zimbabwe at the same time in Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016.
Strange things are happening in the other pools. Group E, Brazil, 6 points, China 3, Sweden 3, South Africa, 0. Next game, Brazil qualified to Quarterfinal, meet South Africa, and China vs. Sweden will decide second place; Group G, United States march solid with 6 points, after defeating France 1-0 in a game that the Blues dominated with more goals opportunities.France and New Zealand are 2nd with 3 points each, and the final match will see both teams against each other. Colombia is last with 0 points, defeated by France 4-0 and new Zealand 1-0. Final challenge is USA Tuesday at 6 pm.