Wednesday, August 03, 2016
olympic soccer has begun
Olympic football (soccer here) has begun today on the women's side. Sweden beat South Africa 1-0 to open the tournament. Canada is playing Australia at the moment and is leading 1-0. their goal came 20 seconds into the game. that ended up being the fastest goal to open a game in the Olympics. Janine Beckie scored it. it is in the second half as I type this. update after the game. update Canada 2 Australia 0. Christine Sinclair scored the second goal - her 9th Olympic goal. Canada played most of the game one player down. Canada plays again Saturday against Zimbabwe.