U-23 Women's National Team Drawn Into Groups For 2008 Beijing Olympics

May 2, 2008

The U.S. Women's National Teams were drawn into their respective groups for the 2008 Olympic Games during the Final Draw on Sunday evening in Beijing, China. The U.S. Women were drawn in to Group G and will face Norway, Japan and New Zealand in first round play.

The U.S. Women will open play on Aug. 6 against Norway in Qinhuangdao at theOlympic Center Stadium at 7:45 p.m. local (7:45 a.m. ET). The U.S. will thenget two days of rest before facing Japan on Aug. 9 in Qinhuangdao at 5 p.m.local (5 a.m. ET) before finishing group play on Aug. 12 against New Zealandin Shenyang at the 60,000-seat Olympic Center Stadium at 7:45 p.m. local(7:45 a.m. ET). The stadium in Qinhuangdao holds just under 34,000 fans.

Olympic Women's Football Tournament
U.S. Schedule - Group G
Date Opponent Venue
Kickoff (Local/ET)
Aug. 6 Norway Qinhuangdao (Olympic Sports Center Stadium)7:45 p.m. / 7:45 a.m.
Aug. 9 Japan Qinhuangdao (Olympic Sports Center Stadium) 5p.m. / 5 a.m.
Aug. 12 New Zealand Shenyang (Olympic Center Stadium)7:45 p.m. / 7:45 a.m.

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