|August 22nd, 2008|
|W35||Placement 11-12||8:30am||RSA - NZL||4 - 1 (2 - 1)||Final|
Classification 11th-12th: South Africa v New Zealand
> New Zealand will record their worst ranking ever at the Olympics. So far they have finished eighth in 1992 and sixth in 1984, 2000 and 2004.
> Two previous Olympic appearances led South Africa to 10th place (in 2000) and ninth place (in 2004).
> At Sydney 2000 New Zealand beat South Africa 1-0 in the Pool phase.
> Their last meeting came in the final of the 2005 Champions Challenge when South Africa beat New Zealand 2-0.
> New Zealand's six goals so far have been scored by six different goalscorers.
> New Zealand have netted five of their six goals from penalty corners.
> South Africa have netted only twice so far with Kate Hector and Vida Ryan being the goalscorers.
> South Africa's two goals both came from penalty corners.