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Tokyo 2021 Olympics: Men’s Football Teams | Groups | Fixtures | Schedule

Tokyo 2021 Olympics is around the corner and 16 teams including host nation Japan will be eyeing the gold medal. The men’s football tournament is set to be held from July 22 and will conclude on 7 August. 

Hence, this article serves as a perfect guide for all the info you need related to the participating teams, schedule, fixtures, format for the men's football matches to be held at the Tokyo Olympics 2021.

source- sports adda

Total 16 teams will clash for the gold medal and all of them are from six different continental confederations which have qualified for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Each of them have been divided into four groups.  

Only U-23 players will be allowed to play, with three overage players given an exception to play in their respective teams. 

Venues for the Football Matches:

Venue for the Men's Football Final: International Stadium in Yokohama
Venue for the Men's Football Final: International Stadium in Yokohama (Source: Sportskeeda.com)

The men’s football tournament will take place across seven venues in six host cities - Kashima, Rifu, Saitama, Sapporo, Tokyo, and Yokohama. The final will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 7.

Men’s Football Groups for 2021 Olympics: 

Men’s football Tokyo 2020 Olympics Teams, Fixtures, and Schedule:

DateFixturesTimings
22 July 2021Egypt vs Spain4:30 pm (JST)
22 July 2021New Zealand vs Republic of Korea5:00 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Mexico vs France5:00 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Ivory Coast vs Saudi Arabia5:30 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Argentina vs Australia7:30 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Japan vs South Africa8:00 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Honduras vs Romania8:00 pm (JST)
22 July 2021Brazil vs Germany8:30 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Egypt vs Argentina4:30 pm (JST)
25 July 2021New Zealand vs Honduras5:00 pm (JST)
25 July 2021France vs South Africa5:00 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Brazil vs Ivory Coast5:30 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Australia vs Spain7:30 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Japan vs Mexico8:00 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Romania vs Republic of Korea8:00 pm (JST)
25 July 2021Saudi Arabia vs Germany8:30 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Saudi Arabia vs Brazil5:00 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Germany vs Ivory Coast5:00 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Romania vs New Zealand5:30 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Republic of Korea vs Honduras5:30 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Australia vs Egypt8:00 pm (JST)
28 July 2021Spain vs Argentina8:00 pm (JST)
28 July 2021South Africa vs Mexico8:30 pm (JST)
28 July 2021France vs Japan8:30 pm (JST)
31 July 2021Quarter-final 15:00 pm (JST)
31 July 2021Quarter-final 26:00 pm (JST)
31 July 2021Quarter-final 37:00 pm (JST)
31 July 2021Quarter-final 48:00 pm (JST)
03 August 2021Semi-final 15:00 pm (JST)
03 August 2021Semi-final 28:00 pm (JST)
06 August 2021Bronze medal match8:00 pm (JST)
07 August 2021Gold medal match8:30 pm (JST)

Looking at the above schedule, fixtures, & the participating teams for the 2021 Olympics, we are definitely in for some more exhilarating football action after the Euro 2020.  

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