For the first time in history. An incredible sensation happened at the Women's World Cup
For the first time in history, the German women's national team (FIFA ranking No. 2) failed to qualify for the play-offs at the World Cup. The two-time world champions, eight-time European champions, Olympic champions, and three-time Olympic bronze medallists finished the group stage in third place.
In the final round, the German players drew with South Korea and left the World Cup, which takes place from 20 July to 20 August in Australia and New Zealand, at such an early stage with four points.
Group H was won by Colombia, which beat the German team 2-1. Morocco took second place, despite losing to Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's men 0-6.
For South Korea, the draw with the Germans allowed them to score the only point at the 2023 World Cup. The Asians completed the quartet.
As OBOZREVATEL reported, a few days ago, the Brazilian women's national team sensationally failed to qualify for the World Cup. "For the first time in 28 years, the Seleção were left out of the play-offs of the world championship.
It will be recalled that Ukrainian referee Kateryna Monzul became a part of a historic innovation at the FIFA Women's World Cup.