Prior to the match between Great Britain and Senegal, soccer betting sites have said that the team from England are the favourites to win this match. Team GB and Senegal will be taking on each other in the group match at Old Trafford.
The two teams were competing for the gold medal in the London Olympics 2012. Even though the Team GB may not have been participating in any major competitions for the last 40 years, and won’t have Jack Wilshere in the team, there is high expectations of the team ahead of the London Olympics 2012. Many soccer betting sites have been favouring Team GB to win this fixture easily.
The first round of matches for this under 23 football tournament will be taking part on July 16. These group matches will be taking place until August 1. From then on, it is a knockout tournament that will be looking to deduce the winner, who will walk away with the gold medal. Argentina were the previous winners of the gold medal when the Olympics was held in Beijing the last time around. However, they have not qualified for this summer’s Olympics. Only Brazil and Uruguay have qualified from the South American continent. Brazil, Uruguay and Spain are the favourites to win the London Olympics 2012.
”It is a tremendous honour to be part of the Olympics. Stuart has given me the captaincy, which is even better. I’m really looking forward to it. It’s a unique experience and one from the start that I wanted to be part of when I got the opportunity, ” Ryan Giggs said prior to the start of this match. The Manchester United winger is part of the three overage players that are allowed within the squad. Craig Bellamy is the other man chosen by the manager Stuart Pearce, who has elected to omit David Beckham.