(Reuters) – The U.S. ladies’ public group will confront Australia, Sweden and New Zealand at this current summer’s Tokyo Olympics, while in the men’s opposition 2016 victors Brazil will take on Germany following the gathering stage draw on Wednesday.
World champion and four-time Olympic champion American women’s team will start in Tokyo, along with disqualified Rio 2016 winners Germany
Team GB Women’s has equaled Canada, Chile and host Japan, who won bronze medals in 2016. As only the second event in the Olympics, Team GB will be run by England’s interim coach Hague Rais.
On the men’s side, Brazil will take on Germany, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia.
Mexico, who won the gold medal in 2012, had won between Japan, South Africa and France.
The men’s team usually has a limit on the selection of players under the age of 23, with only three players over the age allowed.
In any case, the age group for the Tokyo Games has been raised with a one-year delay due to the Covid-19 (epidemic) disease all over the country.