World Cup 2023: Italy and Germany win as Brazil begin campaign

Brazil and Germany, two dominant teams in football, commence their Women's World Cup journey on Monday 

Aiming to establish their presence as strong contenders for the championship in the tournament hosted in Australia and New Zealand. 

Germany is widely regarded as one of the top five favorites to win the Women's World Cup, and Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's team possesses a wealth of world-class talent, 

including players like Alexandra Popp, Sara Dabritz, and Lea Schuller. In their opening match, they will be up against the strong underdogs, Morocco. 

The Atlas Lionesses are set to make history as the first Arab team to compete in a Women's World Cup, 

Having showcased their prowess with an impressive run to the final in last year's Africa Cup of Nations. 

On Monday, Brazil, led by their 37-year-old superstar Marta, will commence their campaign with a match against Panama. 

Meanwhile, Italy secured a 1-0 victory over Argentina in the first game of the day, with veteran striker Cristian Girelli coming off the bench to score the winning goal. 

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