Germany opened their 2016 Rio Olympics tournament with a huge 6 – 1 win over lower ranked Zimbabwe while Arsenal’s defender, Josephine Henning stayed on the bench for the whole game.
Germany are one of the favourites for a medal and hopefully Josie can had another one to her big collection.
Goalscorers in the game were: Daebritz, Popp, Behringer x2, Leupolz, Chibanda og for Germany and Basopo for Zimbabwe.
Germany leads Group F with three points while Zimbabwe are bottom of the table.
- Germany 3pt s +5
- Canada 3 pts +2
- Australia 0 pt -2
- Zimbabwe 0 pt -5
Results from the opening day of the Olympics:
Sweden1 South Africa 0
Brazil3 China PR 0
Canada 2 Australia 0
Zimbabwe 1 Germany 6
USA 2 New Zealand 0
France 4 Colombia 0
The top two teams from each group qualify for the last eight as well as the two best third-placed teams.
The next round of games will take place on Saturday the 6th August.