Meet the Matildas opponents at the Games

The Matildas' draw for the Rio Games was made on Thursday night. Here are some key points on Germany, Zimbabwe and Canada, who'll meet Australia in the group stage.

Name: Germany
Confederation: UEFA
Current world ranking: 2
Coach: Silvia Neid
Captain: Saskia Bartusiak
The two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champions qualified for Rio as one of the top three teams in Europe. The Germans have medaled three times at the Games, collecting a bronze medal in 2000, 2004 and 2008. Die Nationalelf have claimed the last six European Championships and finished fourth at last year’s World Cup.

Germany player

Name: Canada
Confederation: CONCACAF
Current world ranking: 10
Coach: John Herdman
Captain: Christine Sinclair
Canada qualified for its first Games in 2008, reaching the quarter-finals and won the bronze medal four years later at London 2012. The world no.10 hosted last year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup where they were knocked out in the last eight by England. Canada claimed last month’s Algarve Cup, beating Brazil 2-1 in the final.

Canada player

Name: Zimbabwe
Confederation: CAF
Current world ranking: 95
Coach: Shadreck Mlauzi
Captain: Felistas Muzongondi
This is the first time Zimbabwe have qualified for the Games and they’ll be one of Africa's two representatives in Rio. The Mighty Warriors became the first nation to qualify for this year’s 10th Africa Women’s Cup of Nations to be staged in Cameroon after claiming a 4-2 aggregate win against Zambia last weekend.