Team GB Women defeat New Zealand in Olympic warm-up match

Team GB's two-goal Ellen White
Team GB’s two-goal Ellen White. (Photo: Zac Goodwin via Imago)

Warm-up matches ahead of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament included a 3-0 win for Great Britain over New Zealand.

Ellen White bagged a brace for Team GB, with Nikita Parris also on target in Tokyo.

Canada’s Janine Beckie scored twice and Nichelle Prince the other in a 3-3 tie against the Netherlands. Vivianne Miedema, Jackie Groenen and Lineth Beerensteyn.

Also on Wednesday, Japan edged Australia 1-0 as Mana Iwabuchi scored nine minutes into the second half.

The opening group stage games are on Wednesday 21 July:

Great Britain v Chile (8.3oam UK time) – live on BBC Two / BBC iPlayer 
China v Brazil (9am)
Sweden v USA (9.30am)
Japan v Canada (11.30am)
Zambia v Netherlands (12:00pm)
Australia v New Zealand (12:30pm)

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