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USA 1999: Germany

Australia | Brazil |  Canada | China |  Denmark | Germany |  Ghana | Italy |
Japan | Mexico |  Nigeria | North Korea |  Norway | Russia |  Sweden | U.S.A.

Germany   Germany: The U.S. men had Thomas Dooley, born in Germany, son of an American serviceman. The German women's team has native Steffi Jones, daughter of an American serviceman and a central defender with veteran Doris Fitschen. Sandra Smisek, remembered for her diving header goal in 3-1 win against the Americans in 1997, teams with Birgit Prinz on attack. Tops overall is midfielder Martina Voss, who is helped by Bettina Wiegmann and promising newcomer Melanie Hoffman. Goalkeeping is strong with Silke Rottenberg. Likely U.S. opponent in either quarterfinals or semifinals. Chances: Bound for semifinals if it wins group.

Roster
No. Name Pos.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
Silke Rottenberg
Kerstin Stegemann
Ariane Hingst
Stephanie Ann Jones
Doris Fitschen
Melanie Hoffman
Martina Voss
Sandra Smisek
Birgit Prinz
Bettina Wiegmann
Maren Meinert
Claudia Muller
Sandra Minnert
Tina Wunderlich
Nadine Marejke Angerer
Renate Lingor
Pia Wunderlich
Inka Grings
Nicole Brandebusemeyer
Monika Meyer
G
D
D
D
D
M
M
M
F
M
M
F
D
D
G
M
M
F
D
F

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