Germany is out to defend the Cup while Venezuela is making their debut in the tournament.
The match kicked off at 4pm under fine weather conditions is the first match for Group D.
The Germans, in black and white colors, are led by Captain Rebecca Knaak.
The debutants, in yellow and port red colors, are led by Captain Yenifer Gimenez.
The second match for Group D will commence at 7pm between Mexico and Korea Republic.
The crowd is slowly filling the stands to witness the two matches.