Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

men's association football tournament during the 1996 Olympic Summer Games

1996 Football at the Summer Olympics was held in the United States from July 20 to August 3.

1996 Men's Olympic Football Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
DatesJuly 20 – August 3
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored90 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Bebeto
Argentina Hernán Crespo
(6 goals each)
1992
2000

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
  Portugal 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
  United States 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 5 -4 1

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
  Spain 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
  Australia 3 1 0 2 4 6 -2 3
  Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 2 5 -3 0

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mexico 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
  Ghana 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  South Korea 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
  Italy 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 3

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
  Nigeria 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
  Japan 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6
  Hungary 3 0 0 3 3 7 -4 0

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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