In the final, Canada will face Sweden, who beat Australia.
Canada on Monday defeated the United States with a score of 1: 0 in the semifinals of the women’s Olympic football tournament. On Friday, the Canadian football players will face Sweden in the final.
The Swedes beat Australia 1-0 and reached the final again after winning the silver medal in Rio five years ago.
American football players have won gold medals four times and have not lost to Canada for more than 20 years. This is only the fourth time in 62 meetings that Canada has beaten its neighbors.
The bronze medal will be played on Thursday in the city of Kashima, and the fight for gold will unfold at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Friday.
The men’s semifinals will be held on Tuesday. Mexico will face Brazil, and Japan will face Spain.