|August 16th, 2008|
|W24||Pool A||9:00pm||ESP - RSA||1 - 0 (1 - 0)||Final|
> The only previous Olympic encounter between Spain and South Africa came in the final 9-10 at Athens 2004, when South Africa won 4-3 AET.
> In that match Jennifer Wilson (RSA) scored twice, including the winning goal for South Africa in extra time.
> Current Spanish squad members Esther Termens and Rocío Ybarra scored for Spain in that match.
> Spain's last win over South Africa in competitive matches came at the 2002 World Cup (3-1).
> South Africa (0 goals) and Spain (3 goals) are the least productive teams in terms of goal scoring.
> All three of Spain's goals have been scored by different players: Silvia Muñoz, Nuria Camón and Pilar Sánchez Cervi.