Rio Olympics 2016 Men’s Football Schedule Timetable TV Coverage

The men’s football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held from 4 to 20 August. It will be the 26th edition of the men’s Olympic football tournament.

Rio Olympics 2016 will be the football competition taking place from 03 August to 20th August 16 teams divided into four groups will take part. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the knockout stages leading to semifinal and the final (gold medal match). Rio Olympics 2016 Men’s complete schedule match start timing fixture download here at from.

Each team will have 16-men squads where max three players can be over 23 years of age, Rest should be 23 or under. Total of 32 matches will be played where teams reaching the final will contest for gold medal and there will be a third place playoff of losing semifinalists for a Bronze medal.

Rio Olympics 2016 Men’s Football Schedule Timetable Fixture

Rio Olympics 2016 Men’s Football Schedule Timetable Fixture

We take a look at the qualified teams and the entire match schedule of Olympic Men’s Football 2016. 8 different venues will host matches across Brazil while the final will be taking place in São Paulo on 20th August 2016.


Qualified Teams: Host nation Brazil got automatic place while other 15 teams qualified through various means. Below is the list of teams in the Olympic Men’s football and how they qualified.

Teams Already Confirmed Their Qualification For Euro 2016
NO.1 TEAMS HOW DID THEY QUALIFY
1 BrazilBrazil Direct qualification as hosts
2 argentinaArgentina Winners of Latin America Youth Championship 2015
3 SwedenSweden Winners of under-21 European champions
4 PortugalPortugal Under-21 European championship (losing finalists)
5 GermanyGermany Under-21 European championship (Losing semifinalists)
6 Denmark sports flagDenmark Under-21 European championship (Losing semifinalists)
7 FijiFiji Gold medal at Pacific Games 2015
8 Mexico sports flagMexico CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Winners
9 HondurasHonduras CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Runnersup
10 NigeriaNigeria African under-21 Nations Cup (winners)
11 AlgeriaAlgeria African under-21 Nations Cup (Runners-up)
12 South AFrica cricket flagSouth Africa African under-21 Nations Cup (Third place)
13 japanJapan Asian under-23 Champions
14 South KoreaSouth Korea Asian under-23 Runners-up
15 IraqIraq Asian under-23 third place
16 ColombiaColombia Qualifying Playoff winners

Olympics 2016 Men’s Football Match Schedule: The group stage will start on 03 August 2016 and 16 teams divided into 4 groups of 4 teams each will play three group games each where top two will qualify for the quarterfinals. Below is the entire schedule of the Olympic football competition.

Olympic 2016 Men’s Football Schedule
NO# MATCH TIME (local) VENUE
04 August Iraq vs Denmark (Group A) 13:00 Brasília
04 August Brazil vs South Africa (Group A) 16:00 Brasília
04 August Sweden vs Colombia (Group B) 18:00 Manaus
04 August Nigeria vs Japan (Group B) 21:00 Manaus
04 August Fiji vs South Korea (Group C) 20:00 Salvador
04 August Germany vs Mexico (Group C) 17:00 Salvador
04 August Algeria vs Honduras (Group D) 15:00 Rio de Janeiro
04 August Portugal vs Argentina (Group D) 18:00 Rio de Janeiro
07 August Denmark vs South Africa (Group A) Brasília
07 August Brazil vs Iraq (Group A) Brasília
07 August Sweden vs Nigeria (Group B) Manaus
07 August Japan vs Clolmbia (Group B) Manaus
07 August Fiji vs Mexico (Group C) Salvador
07 August Germany vs South Korea (Group C) Salvador
07 August Honduras vs Portugal (Group D) Rio de Janeiro
07 August Argentina vs Algeria (Group D) Rio de Janeiro
10 August Brazil vs Denmark (Group A) Salvador
10 August South Africa vs Iraq (Group A) São Paulo
10 August Japan vs Sweden (Group B) Salvador
10 August Colombia vs Nigeria (Group B) São Paulo
10 August Germany vs Fiji (Group C) Belo Horizonte
10 August Mexico vs South Korea (Group C) Brasília
10 August Argentina vs Honduras (Group D) Belo Horizonte
10 August Portugal vs Algeria (Group D) Brasília
13 August 1st Quarterfinal São Paulo
13 August 2nd Quarterfinal  Belo Horizonte
13 August 3rd Quarterfinal  Salvador
13 August 4th Quarterfinal  Brasília
17 August 1st Semifinal  Rio de Janeiro
17 August 2nd Semifinal  São Paulo
20 August Bronze Medal Match Rio de Janeiro
20 August Gold Medal Match (Final) Belo Horizonte

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