Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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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)
2012
2020

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.

Competition schedule[edit]

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[edit]

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

22°54′43.8″S 43°13′48.59″W / 22.912167°S 43.2301639°W / -22.912167; -43.2301639 (Estádio do Maracanã)

15°47′0.6″S 47°53′56.99″W / 15.783500°S 47.8991639°W / -15.783500; -47.8991639 (Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha)

23°32′43.91″S 46°28′24.14″W / 23.5455306°S 46.4733722°W / -23.5455306; -46.4733722 (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
Maracana Stadium June 2013.jpg Brasilia Stadium - June 2013.jpg Arena Corinthians West Building.jpg
Belo Horizonte, MG
Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto

19°51′57″S 43°58′15″W / 19.86583°S 43.97083°W / -19.86583; -43.97083 (Estádio Mineirão)

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

12°58′43″S 38°30′15″W / 12.97861°S 38.50417°W / -12.97861; -38.50417 (Arena Fonte Nova)

Capacity: 51,900[2]
New stadium for the 2014 World Cup
Itaipava Arena - March 2013.jpg

Training Venues[edit]

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[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

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]

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
Host nation  Brazil
AFC
(Asia)
2016 AFC U-22 Championship[4] TBD
TBD
TBD
CAF
(Africa)
2015 CAF U-23 Championship TBD
TBD
TBD
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
2016 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBD
TBD
CONMEBOL
(South America)
2015 South American Youth Championship TBD
OFC
(Oceania)
2015 OFC Olympic Men’s Championship[5] TBD
UEFA
(Europe)
2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship[6] TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
CONCACAF/CONMEBOL CONCACAF–CONMEBOL play-off TBD

Women's tournament[edit]

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]

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
Host nation  Brazil
AFC
(Asia)
2015 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament[7] TBD
TBD
CAF
(Africa)
2015 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBD
TBD
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament TBD
TBD
CONMEBOL
(South America)
2014 Copa América Femenina[8] TBD
OFC
(Oceania)
2015 OFC Olympic Women’s Championship[5] TBD
UEFA
(Europe)
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup TBD
TBD
TBD

References[edit]

  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 "La FIFA ratificó la distribución de plazas‏ que corresponden a cada confederación" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 4 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "AFC Competitions Calendars 2016-2018". Asian Football Confederation. July 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "OFC Executive Committee decisions". Oceania Football Confederation. April 23, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2013–15 competition". UEFA. 
  7. ^ "AFC Competitions Calendar 2015". Asian Football Confederation. July 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Reglamento – Copa América Femenina 2014" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.