Saturday, May 7, 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Men Football Schedule

At the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the football matches will commence of the 3rd of August, that is 2 days before the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony scheduled for the 5th of August. This is just a day away. The the men football group matches will kick off on the 4th of August; it’s the women football matches that will kick off on the 3rd of August (read more about Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Football Schedule).

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The men football sport at the Summer Olympics has 16 qualified teams which are divided into 4 groups as follows:

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Brazil (Host)

Colombia

Germany

Algeria

Denmark

Japan

Fiji

Argentina

Iraq

Nigeria

Mexico

Honduras

South Africa

Sweden

South Korea

Portugal

Men football groups

The men football matches at the 2016 Summer Olympics will kick off on the 4th of August. The first match will be Iraq versus Denmark at the Brasilia’s

On the same day at the same stadium host Brazil will fight it out with South Africa.

On this day of the 4th of August all the 16 teams will play their first group matches in each of the 4 different cities in Brazil.

Three days later all the teams will gain play their second group matches; on the 7th of August, while the final group matches will be played on the 10th of August.

Once the group matches are over, only 8 teams will proceed to the quarter finals scheduled for the 13ths of August. These 8 teams will be the group leader and the runners-up.

The quarter final will be a knock out stage where the loser will fail to get to the semifinal scheduled for 17th of August.

There will a bronze match against the losers of the semifinals while the gold match to be played at the Rio’s Maracana Stadium will to determine the gold and silver medalist of the men football sport at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Below is the entire schedule of the of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Men Football sport

Match

Date

Group

Gender

Time

City

Venue

Team 1

Team 2

Match 1

3rd August

Group E Matches

Women

1.00 PM

Rio de Janeiro

Olympics Stadium

South Africa

Sweden

Match 2

3rd August

Group F Matches

Women

3.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

Australia

Canada

Match 3

3rd August

Group E Matches

Women

4.00 PM

Rio de Janeiro

Olympics Stadium

Brazil

China PR

Match 4

3rd August

Group F Matches

Women

6.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

Germany

Zimbabwe

Match 5

3rd August

Group G Matches

Women

7.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

New Zealand

USA

Match 6

3rd August

Group G Matches

Women

10.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

Colombia

France

Match 7

6th August

Group F Matches

Women

3.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

Canada

Zimbabwe

Match 8

6th August

Group G Matches

Women

5.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

France

USA

Match 9

6th August

Group F Matches

Women

6.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

Australia

Germany

Match 10

6th August

Group E Matches

Women

7.00 PM

Rio de Janeiro

Olympics Stadium

China PR

South Africa

Match 11

6th August

Group G Matches

Women

8.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

Colombia

New Zealand

Match 12

6th August

Group E Matches

Women

10.00 PM

Rio de Janeiro

Olympics Stadium

Sweden

Brazil

Match 13

9th August

Group F Matches

Women

4.00 PM

Brasília

EstádioNacional de BrasíliaManéGarrincha

Canada

Germany

Match 14

9th August

Group F Matches

Women

4.00 PM

SãoSalvado

ItaipavaArena Fonte

Australia

Zimbabwe

Match 15

9th August

Group G Matches

Women

06.00 PM

Manaus

Arena da Amazônia

Colombia

USA

Match 16

9th August

Group G Matches

Women

7.00 PM

SãoSalvado

ItaipavaArena Fonte

France

New Zealand

Match 17

9th August

Group E Matches

Women

9.00 PM

Manaus

Arena da Amazônia

Brazil

South Africa

Match 18

9th August

Group E Matches

Women

10.00 PM

Brasília

EstádioNacional de BrasíliaManéGarrincha

China PR

Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QF 1

12th August

Group E Winner/3rd Best Placed Team of Group E/F

Women

1.00 PM

Brasília

EstádioNacional de BrasíliaManéGarrincha

 

 

QF 2

12th August

Group F Winner/Group G Runners-Up

Women

7.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

 

 

QF 3

12th August

Runners Up of Group E/Group F

Women

4.00 PM

SãoSalvado

ItaipavaArena Fonte

 

 

QF 4

12th August

Group E Winner/3rd Best Placed Team of Group G/E

Women

10.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

 

 

 

SF 1

16th August

Winner of QF 1/QF 4

Women

1.00 PM

Rio de Janeiro

MaracanaStadium

 

 

SF 2

16th August

Winner of QF 3/QF 3

Women

4.00 PM

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão Stadium

 

 

 

 

Match 25

13th August

Loser of S1/Loser of S2

Women

1.00 PM

São Paulo

Arena Corinthians

 

 

Gold Match

13th August

Winner Group S1/Winner of S2

Women

5.30 PM

Rio de Janeiro

MaracanaStadium