The draw showed this on Wednesday. The Dutch open the tournament on Wednesday July 21 at 1 p.m. against Zambia. The meeting with Brazil will follow on Saturday July 24 at 1 p.m. and on Tuesday July 27, China will be the last opponents in the group stage from 1:30 p.m.
The Netherlands lead the group, as do Japan, host country and world champion, the United States. The pot ranking was made on the basis of the world ranking, in which the Netherlands take third place behind the United States and Germany, which did not qualify for the Olympic football tournament. Japan attributed Canada, Britain and Chile and the United States was linked to Sweden, Australia and New Zealand.
Brazil is number 7 in the current world rankings, China is number 14 and Zambia is number 104.
Numbers 1 and 2 from the three groups will advance to the quarter-finals, as well as the top two numbers 3. The soccer tournament will be played across Japan in six cities: Tokyo, Sapporo, Miyagi, Kashima, Saitama and Yokohama.
The Orange team got their first participation in the Games at the 2019 World Cup. The women of national coach Sarina Wiegman reached the final as European champion in France, in which the American team was too strong (0-2).
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