북한여자축구의 올림픽 메달 전선에 빨간불이 켜졌습니다.
북한은 20일 중국에서 열린 올림픽 조추첨에서, 지난 해 여자월드컵 우승국인 독일, 준우승국인 브라질, 그리고 나이지리아와 함께 F조에 편성됐습니다.
모두 12개 나라가 출전하는 올림픽 여자축구에서 3개조 상위 2개팀이 8강에 진출하고 나머지 팀들 가운데 가장 성적이 좋은 2 팀이 8강에 합류하게 됩니다.
World football's governing body (FIFA) has conducted the draw for the Olympic soccer tournament.
In the draw Sunday for the 16-team men's tournament in Beijing, defending champion Argentina was drawn into Group-A alongside the Ivory Coast, Australia and Serbia.
Group-B consists of the Netherlands, Nigeria, Japan and the United States, while China, New Zealand Brazil and Belgium make up Group-C. Group-D is comprised of South Korea, Cameroon, Honduras and Italy. The top-two teams in each group advance to quarterfinal play.
In the 12-nation women's tournament, host-China was drawn into Group-E against Sweden, Argentina and Canada.
Reigning World Cup champion Germany, and World Cup runner-up Brazil are in Group-F with North Korea and Nigeria, while the United States is in Group-G with Norway, Japan and New Zealand.
For the women, the top two teams in each group advance to the quarterfinals, where they will be joined by the two best third-placed teams.