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Sweden outclass South Africa in first Olympic match

South America’s first Olympic Games kicked off as the Swedish women’s football team defeated South Africa 1-0 at Rio’s Olympic stadium.

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Sweden outclass South Africa in first Olympic match

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South America’s first Olympic Games kicked off as the Swedish women’s football team defeated South Africa 1-0 at Rio’s Olympic stadium.

After a relatively slow start to the game, Sweden stepped it up a gear in the second-half as Nilla Fischer found the back of the net in the 75th minute.

Elsewhere, Brazil got off to a winning start as they outclassed China 3-0 on home soil.