|August 12th, 2008|
|W12||Pool B||9:00pm||GER - NZL||2 - 1 (0 - 1)||Final|
> The only previous Olympic encounter between Germany and New Zealand came at Sydney 2000 (0-0).
> In 1984 West-Germany beat New Zealand 1-0 in Los Angeles.
> The last time Germany took on New Zealand was at the 2006 Champions Trophy, with the German team winning (3-0).
> EuroHockey Nations Champions Germany have been present at every Olympic tournament since they made their debut in 1992.
> Reigning Olympic Champions Germany aim to become the second nation after Australia (in 2000) to successfully defend their Olympic title.
> Six players return from the golden Athens squad: Anke Kühn, Fanny Rinne, Mandy Haase, Marion Rodewald, Natascha Keller and Tina Bachmann.