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Bahia News / Sports / News / FIFA to dodge football groups to dispute Tokyo Games in April

On Monday (22), FIFA confirmed the date of the draw that would define the groups that would compete in football at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Eligible teams will be held on 21 April in a ceremony that will take place at the headquarters of the Maximum Football Organization in Zurich, Switzerland.

There will be 14 teams competing in the Olympics in men’s football. So far, 12 teams have been classified, with only the Konsakaf teams remaining to define the final locations between the countries of North and Central America.

In the women’s section, ten teams will play in Tokyo and eight are already defined. There is still a vacancy in Asia and an intercontinental one to be played between Chile and Cameroon.

Brazil is already classified in Japan for disputes both masculine and feminine.

Check out the teams that are guaranteed a spot and will enter the group draw by FIFA for the Tokyo Games:

Men’s competition: Japan, Brazil, Argentina, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, Egypt, Ivory Coast, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

Women’s competition: Japan, Brazil, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, United States, Zambia, Australia, New Zealand.

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