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Olympic Soccer Tournaments 2020 – Males – Information – The highway to Tokyo

2020-01-28 06:42:00


Males’s Olympic Soccer Match

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  • Tokyo 2020 will host the twenty fifth version of the Males’s Olympic Soccer Match
  • 16 groups, together with hosts Japan, will compete to win the gold medal
  • We reveal the qualification dates and particulars for every confederation

Solely 16 groups could have the privilege of vying for the gold medal on the Males’s Olympic Soccer Match Tokyo 2020, the very best of the very best, which is why reserving a spot on the competitors is an achievement in and of itself.

Because the host nation, Japan routinely qualify to compete within the event. They’ve been joined by Europe’s 4 qualifiers Spain, Germany, Romania and France, Africa’s three qualifiers Egypt, Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa, the lone qualifier from Oceania, New Zealand and Asia’s three qualifiers Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia and Australia.

The query now could be, who will fill the 4 remaining locations in Tokyo subsequent 12 months?

AFC (Asia) 3
CAF (Africa) 3
Concacaf (North, Central America & the Caribbean) 2
CONMEBOL (South America) 2
OFC (Oceania) 1
UEFA (Europa) 4
Host Nation (Japan) 1
Let’s check out the regional qualification tournaments that occurred in 2019 after which we’ll look forward to what’s to come back for the remainder of 2020.

The UEFA European U-21 Championship occurred in Italy and San Marino from 16 June to 30 June, the place the highest 4 groups on the finish of the event certified for Tokyo 2020. Spain completed as champions, defeating Germany 2-1 within the last. Of the 4 European nations that participated on the earlier Males’s Olympic Soccer Match at Rio 2016, solely Germany will return to Tokyo 2020.

Certified groups for Tokyo 2020: Spain, Germany, Romania and France

Gold medallists Mexico celebrate

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The OFC Males’s Olympic Qualifier 2019 was held in Fiji from 21 September to five October, the place eight groups competed for one coveted spot at Tokyo 2020. New Zealand gained the ticket to Tokyo 2020 with a thumping 5-0 win over Solomon Islands within the continental decider. 

Certified crew for Tokyo 2020: New Zealand

The CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations occurred in Egypt from 8 to 22 November, the place eight nations vied for 3 qualification tickets to Tokyo 2020. Egypt lifted the trophy, whereas Côte d’Ivoire completed runners-up and South Africa gained the match for third place.

Certified groups for Tokyo 2020: Egypt, Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa

Argentinian forwards Lionel Messi (L) and Sergio Aguero gold medal

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Three spots at Tokyo 2020 have been up for grabs on the AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020, which was held from 8 to 26 January. Sixteen nations took half within the area’s last qualification event with Korea Republic ending as champions, Saudi Arabia runners-up and Australia ended up in third place, with all three sides sealing their locations on the Males’s Olympic Soccer Match. Japan, Korea Republic and Iraq have been the three Asian nations who competed on the final Olympic event at Rio 2016.

Certified groups for Tokyo 2020: Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia and Australia

This is what’s nonetheless to come back in 2020:

South America
Colombia is internet hosting the South America’s Olympic qualifying event from 18 January to 9 February 2020. The highest two groups from the competitors will e-book tickets to Tokyo 2020. Argentina and Colombia certified final trip, whereas Brazil, who certified for Rio 2016 as hosts, went on to win gold.

Preolímpico Colombia 2020 teams:
Group A: Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina
Group B: Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay, Peru

North, Central America and Caribbean
The Concacaf’s Males’s Olympic Qualifying Match is scheduled to happen from 20 March to 1 April in Guadalajara, Mexico. The event will see eight groups from the area compete for 2 spots at Tokyo 2020. Honduras and Mexico represented the area final trip at Rio 2016.

2020 Concacaf Males’s Olympic Qualifying Championship teams:
Group A: Mexico, USA, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic
Group B: Honduras, Canada, El Salvador, Haiti

Up to date on 28 January 2020



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