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Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

association football played during the 2016 Olympic Summer Games

The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics will be held from 3 to 20 August in Brazil.[1]

2016 Men's Olympic Football Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
Dates4–20 August
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Germany
Third place Nigeria
Fourth place Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored104 (3.25 per match)
Attendance1,008,426 (31,513 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Serge Gnabry
Germany Nils Petersen
(6 goals each)
2012
2020
2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
Dates3–19 August
Teams12 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsGermany Germany (1st title)
Runners-upSweden Sweden
Third placeCanada Canada
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored66 (2.54 per match)
Attendance635,885 (24,457 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Melanie Behringer (5 goals)
2012
2020

The tournament will feature both the men's and women's teams. The men's teams can only have players who were born on or after 1 January 1993, and the women's teams have no age limit.[2]

The tournament will be played in six cities: Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Salvador, São Paulo, and Manaus.

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

MenEdit

The top 4 teams in the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualify, the winner of the 2015 Pacific Games qualifies, the top 2 teams in the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship qualify, the top 3 teams from the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualify, the top 3 teams from the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualify and the winner of the 2016 CONCACAF–CONMEBOL play-off qualifies.

WomenEdit

The best two European teams from the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualify, the winner of the 2014 Copa América Femenina qualifies (which was Brazil but they already qualified for being hosts, so the runners-up qualified instead), the top 2 teams from the 2015 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualify, the winner of the 2016 OFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualifies, the top 2 teams from the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship qualify, the top 2 teams from the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualify and the winner of the 2016 UEFA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualifies.

Men's tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Brazil 3 1 2 0 4 0 +4 5 Quarter-finals
2   Denmark 3 1 1 1 1 4 –3 4
3   Iraq 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 3
4   South Africa 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
4 August 2016
Iraq   0–0   Denmark
Brazil   0–0   South Africa
7 August 2016
Denmark   1–0   South Africa
Brazil   0–0   Iraq
10 August 2016
Denmark   0–4   Brazil
South Africa   1–1   Iraq

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Nigeria 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 6 Quarter-finals
2   Colombia 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
3   Japan 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
4   Sweden 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
4 August 2016
Sweden   2–2   Colombia
Nigeria   5–4   Japan
7 August 2016
Sweden   0–1   Nigeria
Japan   2–2   Colombia
10 August 2016
Japan   1–0   Sweden
Colombia   2–0   Nigeria

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Korea Republic 3 2 1 0 12 3 +9 7 Quarter-finals
2   Germany 3 1 2 0 15 5 +10 5
3   Mexico 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
4   Fiji 3 0 0 3 1 23 –22 0
4 August 2016
Mexico   2–2   Germany
Fiji   0–8   South Korea
7 August 2016
Fiji   1–5   Mexico
Germany   3–3   South Korea
10 August 2016
Germany   10–0   Fiji
South Korea   1–0   Mexico

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Portugal 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Quarter-finals
2   Honduras 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
4   Argentina 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
4   Algeria 3 0 1 2 4 6 –2 1
4 August 2016
Honduras   3–2   Algeria
Portugal   2–0   Argentina
7 August 2016
Honduras   1–2   Portugal
Argentina   2–1   Algeria
10 August 2016
Argentina   1–1   Honduras
Algeria   1–1   Portugal

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
13 August — São Paulo        
   Brazil  2
17 August — Rio de Janeiro
   Colombia  0  
   Brazil  6
13 August — Belo Horizonte
     Honduras  0  
   Korea Republic  0
20 August — Rio de Janeiro
   Honduras  1  
   Brazil (p)  1 (5)
13 August — Salvador
     Germany  1 (4)
   Nigeria  2
17 August — São Paulo
   Denmark  0  
   Nigeria  0 Third place
13 August — Brasília
     Germany  2  
   Portugal  0    Honduras  2
   Germany  4      Nigeria  3
20 August — Belo Horizonte

Quarter-finalsEdit

13 August 2016
Brazil   v.   Colombia Arena Corinthians, São Paulo
Report

13 August 2016
Korea Republic   v.   Honduras Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Report

13 August 2016
Nigeria   v.   Denmark Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Report

13 August 2016
Portugal   v.   Germany Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília
Report

Women's tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Brazil 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7 Quarter-finals
2   China 3 1 1 1 2 3 –1 4
3   Sweden 3 1 1 1 2 5 –3 4
4   South Africa 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1
3 August 2016
Sweden   1–0   South Africa
Brazil   3–0   China PR
6 August 2016
South Africa   0–2   China PR
Brazil   5–1   Sweden
9 August 2016
South Africa   0–0   Brazil
China PR   0–0   Sweden

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Canada 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Quarter-finals
2   Germany 3 1 1 1 9 5 +4 4
3   Australia 3 1 1 1 8 5 +3 4
4   Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 3 15 –12 0
3 August 2016
Canada   2–0   Australia
Zimbabwe   1–6   Germany
6 August 2016
Canada   3–1   Zimbabwe
Germany   2–2   Australia
9 August 2016
Germany   1–2   Canada
Australia   6–1   Zimbabwe

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   United States 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Quarter-finals
2   France 3 2 0 1 7 1 +6 6
3   New Zealand 3 1 0 2 1 5 –4 3
4   Colombia 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1
3 August 2016
United States   2–0   New Zealand
France   4–0   Colombia
6 August 2016
United States   1–0   France
Colombia   0–1   New Zealand
9 August 2016
Colombia   2–2   United States
New Zealand   0–3   France

Best third-place teamsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Moves on to the
1   Australia 3 1 1 1 8 5 +3 4 Quarter-finals
2   Sweden 3 1 1 1 2 5 –3 4
3   New Zealand 3 1 0 2 1 5 –4 3

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
12 August — Belo Horizonte        
   Brazil (p)  0 (7)
16 August — Rio de Janeiro
   Australia  0 (6)  
   Brazil  0 (3)
12 August — Brasília
     Sweden (p)  0 (4)  
   United States  1 (3)
19 August — Rio de Janeiro
   Sweden (p)  1 (4)  
   Sweden  1
12 August — São Paulo
     Germany  2
   Canada  1
16 August — Belo Horizonte
   France  0  
   Canada  0 Third place
12 August — Salvador
     Germany  2  
   China  0    Brazil  1
   Germany  1      Canada  2
19 August — São Paulo

Quarter-finalsEdit

12 August 2016
Brazil   v.   Australia Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Report

12 August 2016
United States   1–1(aet)   Sweden Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília
Morgan   77' Report Blackstenius   61'
  Penalties  
Morgan  
Horan  
Lloyd  
Brian  
Press  
3–4   Schelin
  Asllani
  Sembrant
  Seger
  Dahlkvist

12 August 2016
Canada   1–0   France Arena Corinthians, São Paulo
Schmidt   56' Report

12 August 2016
China   0–1   Germany Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Report Behringer   76'

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Germany 1 1 0 2
2   Brazil 1 0 0 1
3   Sweden 0 1 0 1
4   Canada 0 0 1 1
  Nigeria 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

StatisticsEdit

Men top goalscorersEdit

6 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

Women top goalscorersEdit

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Tournament rankingsEdit

MenEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Brazil 6 3 3 0 13 1 +12 12
2   Germany 6 3 3 0 22 6 +16 12
3   Nigeria 6 4 0 2 11 10 +1 12
4   Honduras 6 2 1 3 8 14 –6 7
Eliminated in Quarter-finals
5   Korea Republic 4 2 1 1 12 4 +8 7
6   Portugal 4 2 1 1 5 6 –1 7
7   Colombia 4 1 2 1 6 6 0 5
8   Denmark 4 1 1 2 1 6 –5 4
Eliminated in Group stage
9   Mexico 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
10   Japan 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
11   Argentina 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
12   Iraq 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 3
13   South Africa 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
14   Algeria 3 0 1 2 4 6 –2 1
15   Sweden 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
16   Fiji 3 0 0 3 1 23 –22 0

WomenEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Germany 6 4 1 1 14 6 +8 13
2   Sweden 6 1 3 2 4 8 –4 6
3   Canada 6 5 0 1 10 5 +5 15
4   Brazil 6 2 3 1 9 3 +6 9
Eliminated in Quarter-finals
5   United States 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 8
6   France 4 2 0 2 7 2 +5 6
7   Australia 4 1 2 1 8 5 +3 5
8   China 4 1 1 2 2 4 –2 4
Eliminated in Group stage
9   New Zealand 3 1 0 2 1 5 –4 3
10   South Africa 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1
11   Colombia 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1
12   Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 3 15 –12 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Circular no. 1383 - Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men's and Women's Tournaments" (PDF). FIFA.com. 1 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  2. "Regulations for the Olympic Football Tournaments 2016" (PDF). FIFA.com.

Other websitesEdit