Manaus says goodbye to Rio 2016 with a tie between Brazil and South Africa and crowded ArenaThe lack of goals made the crowd scream several times the name of Marta. In the second half, public appeal was granted.
The Amazonia Arena was packed on the last day of the Olympic football tournament matches in Manaus, not Amazonas. The most anticipated match of the night this Tuesday (9), between women's teams from Brazil and South Africa, finished 0 a 0. The first time, technical Vadão decided to spare the holders players Marta, Ant and Fabiana. With a thigh injury, Cristiane was replaced by Debinha.
The lack of goals made the crowd scream several times the name of Marta. In the second half, public appeal was granted. The player came on, instead of Tamires and made the joy of the 42 thousand people present at the stadium, public published by the government of Amazonas. Thaisa was also replaced by Fabian, but the changes were not enough.
despite the 0 a 0, Brazil's girls left the field applauded by the crowd. For bank Patricia Silva, it was worth having watched the match. "We wanted to have done at least one goal, but it was not possible. But it was also an exciting game. That's it. And going forward Brazil ".
There was the accreditation 5 thousand residents and 2 Arena thousand of surrounding cars. According to the Committee Manaus 2016, Manaus was the only city to carry out this type of service. "This differential of our operation was what made Manaus has not experienced, so far, no critical situation ", said Dan Hall, for whom the integrated security model developed in Manaus is the main legacy for the state and a reference to Brazil.
The social worker of Sao Paulo, Talita Ribeiro, It has the same opinion. "I found a very interesting game, He missed the goal, but it was a very dynamic game. Both teams played well, but Brazil proved far superior. Gave quite enjoy the show "
With two wins and a draw, the selection ranked first in Group E and advance to the quarterfinals. The next match will be against Australia, on Friday, days 12, at Mineirao Stadium, in Belo Horizonte.
United States v Colombia
The women's teams of the United States Soccer and Colombia played out the first match of the night in the Amazon Arena. The match ends 2 a 2. The first goal came from a free kick through the Colombian countryside to Usme 25 minutes. The American goalkeeper Hope Solo took a "chicken" to let the ball pass between the legs.
The American of a goal was awarded after 41 minutes of the first half the striker Dunn, after two great saves the Colombian goalkeeper Sepulveda. to 13 minutes, the attacker Pugh, who came on for Rapinoe, He made the second goal of the United States.
Colombia managed to equalize the score to 44 minutes of the second half, again with Usme. The draw was much celebrated by players. At the end of the game, they applauded the crowd as a thank you for the support. Despite the draw, he United States, who won the previous two matches with France and New Zealand, already qualified for the next stage of the Olympic football tournament.
American were very booed by the crowd. Shouting "zika", manauara the public also did not spare the goalkeeper Hope Solo, as occurred in the last matches of the US team. Before coming to Brazil, the athlete ran a picture controversy in a social network using a mask, similar to the protection used by beekeepers and showing a lot of repellents that would lead the country to protect the mosquito Aedes aegypti, Zika virus transmitter, dengue and chikungunya fever. Once he arrived in Brazil, the goalkeeper apologized for the photo.