Tokyo Olympics 2021: Men’s Football Scheduled Fixtures,Dates, Venues

Tokyo Olympics 2021 is finally scheduled to take place after failing to do so in 2020 due to the outbreak of has prepared a schedule of the Tokyo Olympics 2021 men’s football category that is set to feature a few football stars from the just concluded Euro 2020 tournament.

What is it?

Tokyo Olympics 2021. It will take place in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan.

When is it?

Tokyo Olympics 2021officially starts with the opening ceremony at the National Stadium on Friday, July 23 2021 and ends on Sunday, August 8 2021. The men’s Olympic football tournament will start on Thursday, July 22 while the final will be played on Saturday, August 7.

Which football stars will be in Tokyo Olympics 2021?

The Tokyo Olympics 2021 men’s football tournament will be restricted to under-23 players and three overage players so no Messi, Ronaldo or Neymar to watch. However, exciting youngsters that will feature include Dani Olmo and Pedri Gonzalez who were instrumental in Spain’s quarter-final finish at the just concluded Euro 2020 championship. Marco Asensio is the other big name in Spain’s Tokyo Olympics 2021 football squad. Max Kruse will feature for Germany while Dani Alves and Richarlison will represent Brazil.

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COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – JUNE 28: Pedri of Spain runs with the ball during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Round of 16 match between Croatia and Spain at Parken Stadium on June 28, 2021 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Martin Rose – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Who are the current Olympics champions in football?

Brazil are the current Olympics champions in football after winning a Gold medal in Rio 2016 Olympics hosted in Brazil in 2016.

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Which are the Tokyo 2021 groups?

A total of 16 teams will be participating in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics men’s football tournament and they have been divided into four groups with four teams each as follows:

Group A
South Africa
Group B
New Zealand
Korea Republic
Group C
Group D
Ivory Coast
Saudi Arabia

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Men’s football schedule

*All times are in Kenyan time(EAT)

DateFixtureKick-off timeVenue
Thursday, July 22Egypt vs Spain10:30 am EATSapporo Dome
New Zealand vs South Korea11:00 am EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
Mexico vs France11:00 am EATTokyo Stadium
Ivory Coast vs Saudi Arabia 11:30 am EATInternational Stadium
Argentina vs Australia1:30 pm EATSapporo Dome
Japan vs South Africa2:00 pm EATTokyo Stadium
Honduras vs Romania2:00 pm EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
Brazil vs Germany2:30 pm EATInternational Stadium
Sunday, July 25Egypt vs Argentina10:30 am EATSapporo Dome
New Zealand vs Honduras11:00 am EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
France vs South Africa11:00 am EATSaitama Stadium
Brazil vs Ivory Coast11:30 am EATInternational Stadium
Australia vs Spain1:30 pm EATSapporo Dome
Japan vs Mexico2:00 pm EATSaitama Stadium
Romania vs South Korea 2:00 pm EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
Saudi Arabia vs Germany2:30 pm EATInternational Stadium
Wednesday, July 25Saudi Arabia vs Brazil11:00 am EATSaitama Stadium
Germany vs Ivory Coast11:00 am EATMiyagi Stadium
Romania vs New Zealand11:30 am EATSapporo Dome
South Korea vs Honduras11:30 am EATInternational Stadium
Australia vs Egypt2:00 pm EATMiyagi Stadium
Spain vs Argentina2:00 pm EATSaitama Stadium
South Africa vs Mexico2:30 pm EATSapporo Dome
France vs Japan2:30 pm EATInternational Stadium
Saturday, July 31Quarter-final 111:00 am EATMiyagi Stadium
Quarter-final 212:00 pm EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
Quarter-final 31:00 pm EATSaitama Stadium
Quarter-final 42:00 pm EATInternational Stadium
Tuesday, August 3Semi-final 111:00 am EATIbaraki Kashima Stadium
Semi-final 22:00 pm EATSaitama Stadium
Friday, August 6Bronze medal match2:00 pm EATSaitama Stadium
Saturday, August 7Final(Gold medal match)2:30 pm EATInternational Stadium

Which TV channel will show the Tokyo Olympics 2021?

In the UK, the Tokyo Olympics as a whole will be shown by BBC via BBC One and Two and EuroSport. In the US, Tokyo 2021 Olympics will be shown on NBC with live stream available on

In Kenya, the Tokyo 2021 Olympics will be shown on KTN Home and KTN News. Standard Group announced that it had acquired rights to broadcast the Tokyo 2020 Olympics live to all Kenyans earlier this year.

For viewers in Australia, Tokyo Olympics will be shown on Channel 7 with live coverage also available on 7Mate and 7Two. Viewers in India should follow the Tokyo Olympics live on Sony Sports Network via Sony Ten 1/HD, Sony Ten 2/HD for English commentary and on Sony LIV for live stream.

Viewers in Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and other African DStv subscribers will find the full coverage of the Tokyo Olympics 2021 on Supersport Olympic channel number 246.

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