Football at the 2020 Summer Olympics
|Dates||22 July – 8 August 2020|
|Teams||16 (men's) + 12 (women's) (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||7 (in 6 host cities)|
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2020 Summer Olympics
Associations affiliated with FIFA may send teams to participate in the tournament. Men's teams are restricted to under-23 players (born on or after 1 January 1997) with a maximum of three overage players allowed, while there are no age restrictions on women's teams.
A total of seven venues will be used:
|National Stadium||Ajinomoto Stadium||Saitama Stadium||Int. Stadium Yokohama|
|Kashima Soccer Stadium|
The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions ratified the distribution of spots at their meeting on 14 September 2017.
In addition to host nation Japan, 15 men's national teams will qualify from six separate continental confederations.
|Means of qualification||Dates1||Venue1||Berths||Qualified||Appearance||Last appearance||Previous best performance|
|Host country||7 September 2013||N/A||1||Japan||11th||2016||Third-place (1968)|
|2019 South American Youth Championship||20 January – 13 February 2019||Chile||2||TBD|
|2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship||16–30 June 2019|| Italy
|2019 Pacific Games||July 2019||Samoa||1||TBD|
|2019 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship||3–15 October 2019||Costa Rica||2||TBD|
|2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations||November – December 2019||Egypt||3||TBD|
|2020 AFC U-23 Championship||8–26 January 2020||TBD||3||TBD|
- ^1 Dates and venues are those of final tournaments (or final round of qualification tournaments), various qualification stages may precede matches at these specific venues.
In addition to host nation Japan, 11 women's national teams will qualify from six separate continental confederations.
|Means of qualification||Dates2||Venue2||Berths||Qualified||Appearance||Last appearance||Previous best performance|
|Host country||7 September 2013||N/A||1||Japan||5th||2012||Runner-up (2012)|
|2018 Copa América||4–22 April 2018||Chile||1||Brazil||7th||2016||Runner-up (2004,2008)|
|2018 OFC Nations Cup||18 November – 1 December 2018||New Caledonia||1||TBD|
|2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
(for UEFA eligible teams)
|7 June – 7 July 2019||France||3||TBD|
|2019 CAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament||October 2019||TBD||1||TBD|
|2020 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship||February 2020||TBD||2||TBD|
|2020 AFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament||February – March 2020||TBD||2||TBD|
|2020 CAF–CONMEBOL play-off||TBD||TBD||1||TBD|
- ^2 Dates and venues are those of final tournaments (or final round of qualification tournaments), various qualification stages may precede matches at these specific venues.
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- "OC for FIFA Competitions approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup". FIFA.com. 14 September 2017.
- "Italy to host 2019 Under-21 EURO". uefa.com. 9 December 2016.
- "AFC Competitions Calendar 2020". AFC.
- "La Copa América Femenina se celebrará del 4 al 22 de abril". CONMEBOL.com. 21 July 2017.
- "OFC Women's Nations Cup confirmed". Oceania Football Confederation. 12 March 2018.
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