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Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
Dates 3 - 19 August
Teams 28 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)
Football at the
2016 Summer Olympics

Tournament
men  women
Squads
men  women

The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held from 3 to 19 August.[1]

In addition to the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro, matches will also be played in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Salvador and São Paulo.

Contents

  • Competition schedule 1
  • Venues 2
    • Training venues 2.1
  • Qualification 3
    • Men's tournament 3.1
    • Women's tournament 3.2
  • Medal summary 4
    • Medal table 4.1
    • Medalists 4.2
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Competition schedule

P Preliminaries ¼ Quarterfinals ½ Semifinals B 3rd place play-off F Final
Event↓/Date → Wed 3 Thu 4 Fri 5 Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Mon 15 Tue 16 Wed 17 Thu 18 Fri 19
Men P P P ¼ ½ B/F
Women P P P ¼ ½ B/F

Venues

Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brasília, DF São Paulo, SP
Estádio do Maracanã Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha Arena Corinthians

Capacity: 74,738[2]
Renovated for the 2014 World Cup
Capacity: 69,349[2]
New stadium for the 2014 World Cup
Capacity: 48,234[2]
New stadium for the 2014 World Cup
Belo Horizonte, MG
Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto

Capacity: 58,170[2]
Renovated for the 2014 World Cup
Salvador, BA
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova

Capacity: 51,900[2]
New stadium for the 2014 World Cup

Training venues

Event stadium Training venue #1 Training venue #2 Training venue #3 Training venue #4
Maracanã Stadium Zico Football Club Vasco Barra Football Club Juliano Moreira Sports Complex
Mané Garrincha Stadium Cave Stadium Minas Brasília Tennis Club Yacht Club of Brasília Cruzeiro Stadium
Mineirão Stadium Toca da Raposa 1 Toca da Raposa 2 C. Atlético Mineiro Training Center América F.C. Training Center
Fonte Nova Stadium Santiago Park Stadium Pituaçu Stadium Barradão Stadium E.C. Bahia
Arena Corinthians São Paulo F.C. Training Center S.E. Palmeiras Training Center C.A. Juventus Stadium Nacional A.C. Stadium

Qualification

Men's tournament

In addition to host nation Brazil, 15 nations will qualify from six separate continental competitions in men's tournament. FIFA ratified the distribution of spots at the Executive Committee meeting in March 2014.[3]

Means of qualification Date of completion Venue Berths Qualified Senior team
FIFA Ranking
Host nation 2 October 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark 1  Brazil
AFC: 2016 AFC U-23 Championship[4] 30 January 2016  Qatar 3 TBD
TBD
TBD
CAF: 2015 CAF U-23 Championship 19 December 2015  DR Congo 3 TBD
TBD
TBD
CONCACAF: 2016 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBA TBA 2 TBD
TBD
CONMEBOL: 2015 South American Youth Football Championship[5] 7 February 2015  Uruguay 1 TBD
OFC: 2015 Pacific Games[6]
or 2015 OFC Olympic Men's Championship[7]
July 2015
or 12 December 2015
 Papua New Guinea
or  Tonga
1 TBD
UEFA: 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship[8] 30 June 2015  Czech Republic 4 TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
CONCACAF–CONMEBOL play-off TBA TBA 1 TBD
Total 16
  • ^1 Locations are those of final tournaments, various qualification stages may precede matches at these specific venues.
  • ^2 Senior ranking shown for comparison only. This is an under-23 competition, which does not award ranking points for the FIFA World Rankings, neither takes it into consideration.

Women's tournament

In addition to host nation Brazil, 11 nations will qualify from six separate continental competitions in women's tournament. FIFA ratified the distribution of spots at the Executive Committee meeting in March 2014.[3]

Means of qualification Date of completion Venue Berths Qualified FIFA Ranking
Host nation 2 October Copenhagen, Denmark 1  Brazil
AFC: Women's Asian Qualifiers[9] TBA TBA 2 TBD
TBD
CAF: 2015 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBA TBA 2 TBD
TBD
CONCACAF: 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBA TBA 2 TBD
TBD
CONMEBOL: 2014 Copa América Femenina[10] 28 September 2014  Ecuador 1  Colombia
OFC: 2015 OFC Olympic Women's Championship[7] TBA TBA 1 TBD
UEFA: 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup[11] 5 July 2015  Canada 3 TBD
TBD
TBD
Total 12
  • ^3 Locations are those of final tournaments, various qualification stages may precede matches at these specific venues.

Medal summary

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 0 0
Total 2 2 2 6

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
Women

See also

References

  1. ^ "Circular no. 1383 - Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men's and Women's Tournaments". FIFA.com. 1 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Venues. FIFA.com. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "FIFA ratifies the distribution of seats corresponding to each confederation". CONMEBOL.com. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Regulations AFC U-23 Championship 2016" (PDF). AFC. 
  5. ^ "Reglamento – Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 Juventud de América 2015". CONMEBOL.com. 
  6. ^ "OFC Executive Committee outcomes". Oceania Football Confederation. October 20, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "OFC Executive Committee decisions". Oceania Football Confederation. April 23, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2013–15 competition". UEFA. 
  9. ^ "Groups drawn for First Round of Rio 2016 Women's Qualifiers".  
  10. ^ "Reglamento – Copa América Femenina 2014" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 
  11. ^ "Germany and Norway drawn together". UEFA.com. 6 December 2014. 
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