After defeating Chinese Taipei 3-1 in the quarters, Brazilian national team player Rafaela de Miranda Travalão and company were shut by Team GB in the semis. With the bronze medal on the line, will the Brazilian side find their way onto the Kazan 2013 Summer Universiade podium?
Standing in their way is the South African contingent looking for their first Summer Universiade women’s football medal. The South Africans certainly have the firepower in the midfield and striker positions, led by Noko Alice Matou, Leandro Wilma Smede and Amanda Diamini — along with the steady goalkeeping skills of Kaylin Christen Swart.
Women’s football at FISU tournaments is known for its high level of performance. Who will strike first, South Africa or Brazil? And can they then hold on and claim football bronze? Only in time will the story be retold, so tune in on Tuesday, 19 May, at 18:00 CEST (16:00 GMT).