Team GB will play Sweden at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium on Friday 20th July 2012 in the only game Team GB women's football will play before the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Hope Powell will coach Team GB during their first ever Olympic women's football campaign and the pre-tournament friendly against Sweden will offer great preparation against a tough opponent.
Team GB is kicking off the London 2012 Olympics on Wednesday 25th July with a match against New Zealand at the Cardiff, Millennium Stadium. Check out the full women's football schedule for the London 2012 Olympic Games here.
Head coach Hope Powell told TheFA.com: "There has been a lot of work behind the scenes to plan and prepare for this tournament and the final warm-up match is a key part of that. Sweden are a strong side and we want that challenge to be ready for 25 July when the Olympics begins for us. It is a huge opportunity, both in this country and worldwide, to showcase Women’s football to a bigger audience and grow the game.”
Sweden women's best finish at an Olympic Games was when they finished 4th in Athens 2004.
Details of ticket details and kick off times to be announced soon.
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