Tokyo Olympics – Meet opponents of male and female football teams in sports

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a FIFA This Wednesday, the 21st, the key draw of the tournament was held Football gives Tokyo Olympics. All 16 male and 12 female teams will participate in the competition. Matches will be played from July 21 to August 7 in six cities Tokyo, Sapporo, Saitama, Miyagi, Yokohama and Ibaraki.

Current Olympic champion, Men’s brazil team Group D opens and will face Germany, Côte d’Ivoire and Saudi Arabia in the first round. Brazil and Germany also played the final Olympic finals in Maracana. In Brazil, matches will be played at Yokohama and Saitama Stadium. Women’s team Stayed in Group F and will face China, Zambia and the Netherlands at Miyagi and Sitama Stadium.

Check the dates of groups and games.

Men’s teams

  • Group A: Japan, South Africa, Mexico and France
  • B group: New Zealand, South Korea, Honduras and Romania
  • Group C: Egypt, Spain, Argentina and Australia
  • Group D: Brazil, Germany, Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia

Women’s teams

  • Group E: Japan, Canada, United Kingdom and Chile
  • Group F: China, Brazil, Zambia and the Netherlands
  • Group G: Sweden, United States, Australia and New Zealand

Men’s national team game

  • Brazil X Germany, 07/22, 5:30 am (Brasilia time), at Yokohama Stadium
  • Brazil X Costa marfim doJuly 25, 5:30 am (Brasilia time), at Yokohama Stadium
  • Brazil X Saudi Arab, 07/28, 5 am (Brasilia time), at Saitama Stadium

Women’s national team game

  • Brazil x china, 07/21, 5 am (Brasilia time), at Miyagi Stadium
  • Brazil x holland, 07/24, 8 am (Brasilia time), at Miyagi Stadium
  • Brazil vs Zambia, 07/27, 8:30 am (Brasilia time), at Saitama Stadium

Preparation

The Brazilian men’s team, coached by Andre Jardin, is already in talks with the main clubs in Europe, which release athletes working on the continent. Men’s soccer competition is limited to under-23 players (the age limit will be 24 years due to the postponement of the Games in Tokyo). However, the rule allows each selection to call up to three athletes over the age of 24. After the group stage, the two best players in each group qualify for the quarter-finals, from which the competition continues until a decision is made in the knockout format.

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The Brazilian technical committee works with the possibility of calling a goalkeeper among these players over 24 years of age. The Waverton of Palmiras are among the quotations cited. He was the champion in Rio-2016 when he was on 509 minutes without a single goal, a record in the men’s Olympic football tournament. Waverton was not leaked against South Africa, Iraq, Denmark, Colombia and Honduras, until it had lost in the final against Germany at Maracana.

In its entire preparation period, the Olympic team has played 20 matches, with 14 wins, three draws and three defeats. It scored 48 goals and scored 17 goals. The top scorer is striker Matheus Cunha, who has scored 16 goals. He is followed by Anthony and Paulinho, who each have six.

In these matches, coach Andre Jardine was able to win the Maurice Rivello tournament (former Toulon tournament), in addition to observing 68 different athletes and securing his place in Tokyo at the Colombian East Olympic Games in early 2020.

Defending champions Germany did not qualify for the Tokyo Games among women. Thus, partisanship is with the United States. Trained since 2019 under the leadership of Swedish Pia Sundage (a two-time Olympic champion with the United States) and Marta, Brazil seeks unprecedented Olympic gold. After the group stage, the two best players in each bracket and the two best third-placed teams qualify for the quarter-finals.

Brazil is one of the most traditional teams in the Olympic women’s soccer tournament, branded by Christiaan and Formiga. With 14 goals, the striker is the largest scorer among men and women in football at the Olympic Games. The already defensive midfielder, who has been in all Olympic women’s football competitions so far, could be his seventh participation in the Olympics if he is summoned by Swedish coach Pia Sundage, a different chapter in the history of the Olympics. sport. She has been a part of the player, coach or coaching staff in all six editions.

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