France faced Germany in the inaugural match of the SheBelieves Cup on March 3, 2016, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Germans came away with a 1-0 victory in the 83rd minute off an Leonie Maier first-time strike.
Next up for both teams, Germany faces England while France takes on the United States on March 6 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Photojournalist Cynthia Hobgood was on the sideline and has the game in pictures.
Subs Not Used
1-Laëtitia Philippe; 2-Kelly Gadea; 3-Marion Torrent; 4-Laura Georges; 6-Viviane Asseyi; 7-Charlotte Bilbault; 17-Aurélie Kaci; 21-Méline Gerard
Head Coach: Philippe Bergeroo
[divider]About the Photojournalist[/divider]
Cynthia Hobgoodis a Washington, DC-based digital communications consultant, photographer and writer. Hobgood started covering soccer as a journalist in 2000 for weekly/daily publications and ultimately, the Associated Press (while also covering other pro and NCAA sports primarily in the DC area.) She previously helped launch a national youth sports nonprofit and started Full 90 Communications earlier this year. Hobgood has a master’s degree in sports management from The George Washington University School of Business and master of arts degree in English from Baylor University.