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Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

The following is a list of squads for each nation competing in men's football at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Each nation must submit a squad of 18 players, 15 of whom must be born on or after 1 January 1993, and three of whom can be older dispensation players.[1] A minimum of two goalkeepers (plus one optional dispensation goalkeeper) must be included in the squad.[2]

Age, caps and goals as of the start of the tournament, 4 August 2016.

Group AEdit

BrazilEdit

The following was the Brazil squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 29 June and confirmed on 14 July.[3][4] On 31 July, Fernando Prass left the squad due to elbow injury and was replaced by Weverton.[5]

Head coach: Rogério Micale

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Weverton* (1987-12-13)13 December 1987 (aged 28) 0 0   Atlético Paranaense
2 2DF Zeca (1994-05-16)16 May 1994 (aged 22) 6 0   Santos
3 2DF Rodrigo Caio (1993-08-17)17 August 1993 (aged 22) 6 0   São Paulo
4 2DF Marquinhos (1994-05-14)14 May 1994 (aged 22) 0 2   Paris Saint-Germain
5 3MF Renato Augusto* (1988-02-08)8 February 1988 (aged 28) 0 1   Beijing Guoan
6 2DF Douglas Santos (1994-03-22)22 March 1994 (aged 22) 4 0   Atlético Mineiro
7 4FW Luan Vieira (1993-03-27)27 March 1993 (aged 23) 4 4   Grêmio
8 3MF Rafinha (1993-02-12)12 February 1993 (aged 23) 5 1   Barcelona
9 4FW Gabriel Barbosa (1996-08-30)30 August 1996 (aged 19) 5 2   Santos
10 4FW Neymar* (c) (1992-02-05)5 February 1992 (aged 24) 7 5   Barcelona
11 4FW Gabriel Jesus (1997-04-03)3 April 1997 (aged 19) 6 3   Palmeiras
12 3MF Walace (1995-04-04)4 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Grêmio
13 2DF William (1995-04-03)3 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Internacional
14 2DF Luan Garcia (1993-05-10)10 May 1993 (aged 23) 5 0   Vasco da Gama
15 3MF Rodrigo Dourado (1994-06-17)17 June 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   Internacional
16 3MF Thiago Maia (1997-03-23)23 March 1997 (aged 19) 2 0   Santos
17 4FW Felipe Anderson (1993-04-15)15 April 1993 (aged 23) 7 0   Lazio
18 1GK Uilson (1994-04-28)28 April 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Atlético Mineiro

* Over-aged player.

Douglas Costa was originally considered for the squad, but due to injury and his club Bayern Munich's refusal to release him, he was replaced by Renato Augusto. Fred, from Shakhtar Donetsk, was also considered for the squad, but his club did not release him for the tournament, and he was replaced by Walace.

DenmarkEdit

The following is the Danish final squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[6][7] Yussuf Poulsen, Uffe Bech and Lasse Vigen Christensen left the squad due to several reasons and were replaced by Jacob Bruun Larsen, Jacob Barrett Laursen and Mathias Hebo.[8]

Head coach: Niels Frederiksen

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2016 club
1 1GK Jeppe Højbjerg (1995-04-30)30 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Esbjerg
2 2DF Mikkel Desler (1995-02-19)19 February 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Odense BK
3 2DF Kasper Larsen (1993-01-25)25 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Groningen
4 2DF Edigeison Gomes*[9] (1988-11-17)17 November 1988 (aged 27) 0 0   Henan Jianye
5 2DF Jakob Blåbjerg (1995-01-11)11 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Aalborg BK
6 3MF Andreas Maxsø (1994-03-18)18 March 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Nordsjælland
7 4FW Lasse Vibe* (c) (1987-07-22)22 July 1987 (aged 29) 0 0   Brentford
8 3MF Mathias Hebo (1995-08-02)2 August 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Fredericia
9 4FW Nicolai Brock-Madsen (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Birmingham City
10 4FW Jacob Bruun Larsen (1998-09-19)19 September 1998 (aged 17) 0 0   Borussia Dortmund
11 2DF Jacob Barrett Laursen (1994-11-17)17 November 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Odense BK
12 4FW Frederik Børsting (1995-02-13)13 February 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Aalborg BK
13 4FW Emil Larsen* (1991-06-22)22 June 1991 (aged 25) 0 0   Lyngby
14 3MF Casper Nielsen (1994-04-29)29 April 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Esbjerg
15 2DF Pascal Gregor (1994-02-18)18 February 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Nordsjælland
16 4FW Robert Skov (1996-05-20)20 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Silkeborg
17 3MF Jens Jønsson (1993-01-10)10 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Aarhus GF
18 1GK Lukas Fernandes (1993-03-01)1 March 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   SønderjyskE

* Over-aged player.

IraqEdit

The following is the Iraq squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July.[10]

Head coach: Abdul-Ghani Shahad

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Fahad Talib (1994-10-21)21 October 1994 (aged 21) 9 0   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
2 2DF Ahmad Ibrahim Khalaf* (1992-02-25)25 February 1992 (aged 24) 6 0   Al-Dhafra
3 2DF Hawbir Mustafa (1993-09-24)24 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   MVV Maastricht
4 2DF Mustafa Nadhim (1993-09-23)23 September 1993 (aged 22) 28 4   Naft Al-Wasat
5 2DF Ali Faez (1994-09-09)9 September 1994 (aged 21) 9 1   Rizespor
6 2DF Ali Adnan Kadhim (1993-12-19)19 December 1993 (aged 22) 10 5   Udinese
7 4FW Hammadi Ahmad* (1989-10-18)18 October 1989 (aged 26) 0 0   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
8 4FW Mohannad Abdul-Raheem (1993-09-22)22 September 1993 (aged 22) 15 5   Al-Zawraa
9 3MF Mahdi Kamel (1995-01-06)6 January 1995 (aged 21) 26 6   Al-Shorta
10 3MF Ali Husni (1994-05-23)23 May 1994 (aged 22) 9 3   Rizespor
11 3MF Humam Tariq (1996-02-10)10 February 1996 (aged 20) 12 5   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
12 1GK Mohammed Hameed (1993-01-24)24 January 1993 (aged 23) 7 0   Naft Al-Wasat
13 4FW Sherko Karim (1996-05-25)25 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Grasshopper
14 2DF Saad Natiq (1994-03-19)19 March 1994 (aged 22) 11 1   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
15 2DF Dhurgham Ismail (1994-05-23)23 May 1994 (aged 22) 12 1   Rizespor
16 3MF Saad Abdul-Amir* (c) (1992-01-19)19 January 1992 (aged 24) 4 0   Al-Qadisiyah
17 2DF Alaa Ali Mhawi (1996-06-03)3 June 1996 (aged 20) 5 0   Al-Zawraa
18 3MF Amjad Attwan (1997-03-12)12 March 1997 (aged 19) 5 2   Al-Shorta

* Over-aged player.

South AfricaEdit

The following is the South Africa squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July.[11]

Head coach: Owen Da Gama

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jody February (1996-05-12)12 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Ajax Cape Town
2 2DF Eric Mathoho* (1990-03-01)1 March 1990 (aged 26) 0 0   Kaizer Chiefs
3 2DF Repo Malepe (1997-02-18)18 February 1997 (aged 19) 0 0   Orlando Pirates
4 4FW Mothobi Mvala (1994-06-14)14 June 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Highlands Park
5 2DF Rivaldo Coetzee (1996-10-16)16 October 1996 (aged 19) 0 0   Ajax Cape Town
6 2DF Kwanda Mngonyama (1993-09-25)25 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Maritzburg United
7 3MF Menzi Masuku (1993-04-15)15 April 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Orlando Pirates
8 3MF Tyroane Sandows (1995-02-12)12 February 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Grêmio
9 4FW Tashreeq Morris (1994-05-13)13 May 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Ajax Cape Town
10 4FW Keagan Dolly (c) (1993-01-22)22 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Mamelodi Sundowns
11 3MF Maphosa Modiba (1995-07-22)22 July 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Mpumalanga Black Aces
12 4FW Lebo Mothiba (1996-01-28)28 January 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Lille
13 2DF Abbubaker Mobara (1994-02-18)18 February 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Orlando Pirates
14 3MF Gift Motupa (1994-09-23)23 September 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Orlando Pirates
15 3MF Phumlani Ntshangase (1994-12-24)24 December 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Bidvest Wits
16 1GK Itumeleng Khune* (1987-06-20)20 June 1987 (aged 29) 0 0   Kaizer Chiefs
17 2DF Tebogo Moerane (1995-04-07)7 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Bidvest Wits
18 3MF Deolin Mekoa (1993-08-10)10 August 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Maritzburg United
19 4FW Andile Fikizolo (1994-05-13)13 May 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Lamontville Golden Arrows
21 4FW Thabiso Kutumela (1993-07-03)3 July 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Baroka

* Over-aged player.

Group BEdit

ColombiaEdit

The following is the Colombia squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July.[12] Andrés Rentería withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Arley Rodríguez.[13]

Head coach: Carlos Restrepo

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Cristian Bonilla (1993-06-02)2 June 1993 (aged 23) 4 0   Atlético Nacional
2 2DF William Tesillo* (1990-02-02)2 February 1990 (aged 26) 2 0   Santa Fe
3 2DF Deivy Balanta (1993-02-09)9 February 1993 (aged 23) 4 0   Junior
4 2DF Deiver Machado (1993-09-02)2 September 1993 (aged 22) 3 0   Millonarios
5 2DF Felipe Aguilar (1993-01-20)20 January 1993 (aged 23) 2 0   Atlético Nacional
6 3MF Jefferson Lerma (1994-10-25)25 October 1994 (aged 21) 2 0   Levante
7 4FW Arley Rodríguez (1993-02-09)9 February 1993 (aged 23) 4 0   Atlético Nacional
8 4FW Dorlan Pabón* (1988-01-24)24 January 1988 (aged 28) 2 0   Monterrey
9 4FW Miguel Borja (1993-01-26)26 January 1993 (aged 23) 2 0   Atlético Nacional
10 4FW Teófilo Gutiérrez* (c) (1985-05-17)17 May 1985 (aged 31) 2 1   Sporting CP
11 4FW Harold Preciado (1994-06-01)1 June 1994 (aged 22) 4 1   Deportivo Cali
12 3MF Andrés Felipe Roa (1993-05-25)25 May 1993 (aged 23) 4 0   Deportivo Cali
13 2DF Helibelton Palacios (1993-06-11)11 June 1993 (aged 23) 4 0   Deportivo Cali
14 3MF Sebastián Pérez Cardona (1993-03-29)29 March 1993 (aged 23) 3 0   Atlético Nacional
15 3MF Wílmar Barrios (1993-10-16)16 October 1993 (aged 22) 5 0   Deportes Tolima
16 3MF Kevin Balanta (1997-04-28)28 April 1997 (aged 19) 4 0   Deportivo Cali
17 2DF Cristian Borja (1993-02-18)18 February 1993 (aged 23) 7 0   Santa Fe
18 1GK Luis Hurtado (1994-01-24)24 January 1994 (aged 22) 2 0   Deportivo Cali
19 2DF Juan Sebastián Quintero (1995-03-23)23 March 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Deportivo Cali

* Over-aged player.

JapanEdit

The following is the Japan squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 1 July.[14]

Head coach: Makoto Teguramori

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Masatoshi Kushibiki (1993-01-29)29 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Kashima Antlers
2 2DF Sei Muroya (1994-04-05)5 April 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   FC Tokyo
3 3MF Wataru Endo (1993-02-09)9 February 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Urawa Red Diamonds
4 2DF Hiroki Fujiharu* (1988-11-28)28 November 1988 (aged 27) 0 0   Gamba Osaka
5 2DF Naomichi Ueda (1994-10-24)24 October 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Kashima Antlers
6 2DF Tsukasa Shiotani* (1988-12-05)5 December 1988 (aged 27) 0 0   Sanfrecce Hiroshima
7 3MF Riki Harakawa (c) (1993-08-13)13 August 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Kawasaki Frontale
8 3MF Ryota Oshima (1993-01-23)23 January 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Kawasaki Frontale
9 3MF Shinya Yajima (1994-01-18)18 January 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Fagiano Okayama
10 3MF Shoya Nakajima (1994-08-23)23 August 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   FC Tokyo
11 4FW Musashi Suzuki (1994-02-11)11 February 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Albirex Niigata
12 1GK Kosuke Nakamura (1995-02-27)27 February 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Kashiwa Reysol
13 4FW Shinzo Koroki* (1986-07-31)31 July 1986 (aged 30) 0 0   Urawa Red Diamonds
14 3MF Yosuke Ideguchi (1996-08-23)23 August 1996 (aged 19) 0 0   Gamba Osaka
15 2DF Masashi Kamekawa (1993-05-28)28 May 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Avispa Fukuoka
16 4FW Takuma Asano (1994-11-10)10 November 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Arsenal
17 2DF Takuya Iwanami (1994-06-18)18 June 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Vissel Kobe
18 3MF Takumi Minamino (1995-01-16)16 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Red Bull Salzburg

* Over-aged player.

NigeriaEdit

The following is the Nigerian squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[15]

Head coach: Samson Siasia

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Daniel Akpeyi* (1986-08-03)3 August 1986 (aged 30) 3 0   Chippa United
2 2DF Seth Sincere (1998-04-28)28 April 1998 (aged 18) 25 0   Rhapsody
3 2DF Kingsley Madu (1995-12-12)12 December 1995 (aged 20) 3 0   AS Trenčín
4 2DF Shehu Abdullahi (1993-03-12)12 March 1993 (aged 23) 9 0   União da Madeira
5 2DF Saturday Erimuya (1998-01-10)10 January 1998 (aged 18) 6 1   Kayseri Erciyesspor
6 2DF William Troost-Ekong (1993-09-01)1 September 1993 (aged 22) 6 0   Haugesund
7 4FW Aminu Umar (1995-03-06)6 March 1995 (aged 21) 9 2   Osmanlıspor
8 3MF Peter Etebo (1995-11-09)9 November 1995 (aged 20) 19 11   Feirense
9 4FW Imoh Ezekiel (c) (1993-10-24)24 October 1993 (aged 22) 6 0   Anderlecht
10 3MF John Obi Mikel* (1987-04-22)22 April 1987 (aged 29) 6 1   Chelsea
11 4FW Junior Ajayi (1996-01-29)29 January 1996 (aged 20) 19 10   Al Ahly
12 3MF Saliu Popoola (1994-08-07)7 August 1994 (aged 21) 8 0   Seraing United
13 4FW Umar Sadiq (1997-02-02)2 February 1997 (aged 19) 6 4   Roma
14 3MF Azubuike Okechukwu (1997-04-19)19 April 1997 (aged 19) 24 1   Yeni Malatyaspor
15 2DF Ndifreke Udo (1998-08-15)15 August 1998 (aged 17) 18 0   Abia Warriors
16 2DF Stanley Amuzie (1996-02-28)28 February 1996 (aged 20) 18 0   Olhanense
17 3MF Mohammed Usman (1994-03-02)2 March 1994 (aged 22) 19 1   União da Madeira
18 1GK Emmanuel Daniel (1993-12-17)17 December 1993 (aged 22) 25 0   Enugu Rangers

* Over-aged player.

SwedenEdit

The following is the Swedish squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[16] The team of 18 players was officially named on 15 July.[17] On 23 July, Jordan Larsson left the squad due to refusal of his club to release for the Games.[18]

Head coach: Håkan Ericson

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Andreas Linde (1993-07-24)24 July 1993 (aged 23) 1 0   Molde FK
2 2DF Adam Lundqvist (1994-03-20)20 March 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   IF Elfsborg
3 2DF Alexander Milošević* (1992-01-30)30 January 1992 (aged 24) 1 0   Hannover 96
4 2DF Joakim Nilsson (1994-02-06)6 February 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   IF Elfsborg
5 2DF Pa Konate[19] (1994-04-25)25 April 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   Malmö FF
6 3MF Abdul Khalili* (1992-06-07)7 June 1992 (aged 24) 1 0   Mersin İdmanyurdu
7 3MF Simon Tibbling (1994-09-07)7 September 1994 (aged 21) 1 0   Groningen
8 3MF Alexander Fransson (1994-04-02)2 April 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Basel
9 3MF Robin Quaison (1993-10-09)9 October 1993 (aged 22) 1 0   Palermo
10 3MF Muamer Tanković (1995-02-22)22 February 1995 (aged 21) 1 0   AZ
11 3MF Astrit Ajdarević* (captain[20]) (1990-04-17)17 April 1990 (aged 26) 1 0   Örebro SK
12 4FW Mikael Ishak (1993-03-31)31 March 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Randers FC
13 2DF Jacob Une Larsson (1994-04-08)8 April 1994 (aged 22) 1 1   Djurgårdens IF
14 2DF Sebastian Starke Hedlund (1995-04-05)5 April 1995 (aged 21) 1 0   Kalmar FF
15 2DF Noah Sonko Sundberg (1996-06-06)6 June 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   GIF Sundsvall
17 3MF Ken Sema (1993-09-30)30 September 1993 (aged 22) 1 1   Östersunds FK
18 1GK Tim Erlandsson (1996-12-25)25 December 1996 (aged 19) 0 0   Nottingham Forest
21 4FW Valmir Berisha (1996-06-06)6 June 1996 (aged 20) 0 0 Unattached

* Over-aged player.

Group CEdit

FijiEdit

On 8 July, the Fiji Football Association announced a 24-man preliminary squad for the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[21] On 16 July, the final 18-man squad was officially announced.[22] However, two players were axed from the squad due to disciplinary reasons and Joseph Turagabeci joined the squad as a replacement.[23]

Head coach:   Frank Farina

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2016 club
1 1GK Simione Tamanisau* (1982-06-05)5 June 1982 (aged 34) 0 0   Rewa
2 2DF Praneel Naidu (1995-01-29)29 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Ba
3 2DF Filipe Baravilala (1994-11-25)25 November 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Suva
4 2DF Jale Dreloa (1995-04-21)21 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Suva
5 3MF Antonio Tuivuna (1995-03-20)20 March 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Nadi
6 4FW Anish Khem (1993-09-27)27 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Nadi
7 3MF Nickel Chand (1995-07-28)28 July 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Suva
8 4FW Setareki Hughes (1995-06-08)8 June 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Rewa
9 4FW Roy Krishna* (c) (1987-08-30)30 August 1987 (aged 28) 0 0   Wellington Phoenix
10 3MF Ratu Nakalevu (1994-03-07)7 March 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Rewa
11 2DF Alvin Singh* (1988-06-09)9 June 1988 (aged 28) 0 0   Ba
12 3MF Tevita Waranaivalu (1995-09-16)16 September 1995 (aged 20) 0 0   Rewa
13 4FW Iosefo Verevou (1996-05-01)1 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Rewa
14 4FW Samuela Nabenia (1995-02-09)9 February 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Ba
15 4FW Saula Waqa (1995-12-10)10 December 1995 (aged 20) 0 0   Ba
16 3MF Joseph Turagabeci (1994-11-19)19 November 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Suva
18 1GK Shaneel Naidu (1995-03-28)28 March 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Dreketi

* Over-aged player.

GermanyEdit

The following is the Germany final squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[24]

Head coach: Horst Hrubesch

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2016 club
1 1GK Timo Horn (1993-05-12)12 May 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   1. FC Köln
2 3MF Jeremy Toljan (1994-08-08)8 August 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   1899 Hoffenheim
3 2DF Lukas Klostermann (1996-06-03)3 June 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   RB Leipzig
4 2DF Matthias Ginter (1994-01-19)19 January 1994 (aged 22) 9 0   Borussia Dortmund
5 2DF Niklas Süle (1995-09-03)3 September 1995 (aged 20) 0 0   1899 Hoffenheim
6 3MF Sven Bender* (1989-04-27)27 April 1989 (aged 27) 7 0   Borussia Dortmund
7 3MF Max Meyer (1995-09-18)18 September 1995 (aged 20) 1 0   Schalke 04
8 3MF Lars Bender* (1989-04-27)27 April 1989 (aged 27) 19 4   Bayer Leverkusen
9 4FW Davie Selke (1995-01-20)20 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   RB Leipzig
10 3MF Leon Goretzka (c) (1995-02-06)6 February 1995 (aged 21) 1 0   Schalke 04
11 3MF Julian Brandt (1996-05-02)2 May 1996 (aged 20) 1 0   Bayer Leverkusen
12 1GK Jannik Huth (1994-04-15)15 April 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Mainz 05
13 2DF Philipp Max (1993-09-30)30 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   FC Augsburg
14 2DF Robert Bauer (1995-04-09)9 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   FC Ingolstadt
15 3MF Max Christiansen (1996-09-25)25 September 1996 (aged 19) 0 0   FC Ingolstadt
16 3MF Grischa Prömel (1995-01-09)9 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Karlsruher SC
17 3MF Serge Gnabry (1995-07-14)14 July 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Arsenal
18 4FW Nils Petersen* (1988-12-06)6 December 1988 (aged 27) 0 0   SC Freiburg
22 1GK Eric Oelschlägel (1995-09-20)20 September 1995 (aged 20) 0 0   Werder Bremen

* Over-aged player.

MexicoEdit

The following is the Mexico squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 7 July.[25][26]

Head coach: Raúl Gutiérrez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Alfredo Talavera* (1982-09-18)18 September 1982 (aged 33) 0 0   Toluca
2 2DF José Abella (1994-02-10)10 February 1994 (aged 22) 9 3   Santos Laguna
3 2DF Jordan Silva (1994-07-30)30 July 1994 (aged 22) 14 1   Toluca
4 2DF César Montes (1997-02-24)24 February 1997 (aged 19) 0 0   Monterrey
5 3MF Michael Pérez Ortiz (1993-02-14)14 February 1993 (aged 23) 3 1   Guadalajara
6 2DF Jorge Torres Nilo* (1988-01-16)16 January 1988 (aged 28) 0 0   UANL
7 3MF Rodolfo Pizarro (1994-02-15)15 February 1994 (aged 22) 7 0   Pachuca
8 3MF Hirving Lozano (1995-07-30)30 July 1995 (aged 21) 5 1   Pachuca
9 4FW Oribe Peralta* (c) (1984-01-12)12 January 1984 (aged 32) 5 6   América
10 2DF Víctor Guzmán (1995-02-03)3 February 1995 (aged 21) 16 1   Pachuca
11 4FW Marco Bueno (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 (aged 22) 13 5   Guadalajara
12 1GK Gibrán Lajud (1993-12-25)25 December 1993 (aged 22) 20 0   Tijuana
13 2DF Carlos Salcedo (1993-09-29)29 September 1993 (aged 22) 8 0   Guadalajara
14 2DF Érick Aguirre (1997-02-23)23 February 1997 (aged 19) 4 0   Pachuca
15 3MF Érick Gutiérrez (1995-06-15)15 June 1995 (aged 21) 3 0   Pachuca
16 4FW Carlos Cisneros (1993-08-30)30 August 1993 (aged 22) 7 3   Guadalajara
17 3MF Alfonso González (1994-09-05)5 September 1994 (aged 21) 8 2   Monterrey
18 4FW Erick Torres (1993-01-19)19 January 1993 (aged 23) 9 7   Houston Dynamo
20 3MF Raúl López (1993-02-23)23 February 1993 (aged 23)   Pachuca
21 4FW Carlos Fierro (1994-07-24)24 July 1994 (aged 22)   Querétaro

* Over-aged player.

South KoreaEdit

The following is the South Korea squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 29 June.[27] On 17 July, Song Ju-hun left the squad due to injury and was replaced by Kim Min-tae.[28]

Head coach: Shin Tae-yong

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kim Dong-jun (1994-12-19)19 December 1994 (aged 21) 19 0   Seongnam FC
2 2DF Sim Sang-min (1993-05-21)21 May 1993 (aged 23) 27 0   FC Seoul
3 2DF Lee Seul-chan (1993-08-15)15 August 1993 (aged 22) 18 0   Jeonnam Dragons
4 3MF Kim Min-tae (1993-11-26)26 November 1993 (aged 22) 11 0   Vegalta Sendai
5 2DF Choi Kyu-baek (1994-01-23)23 January 1994 (aged 22) 5 1   Jeonbuk Hyundai
6 2DF Jang Hyun-soo* (c) (1991-09-28)28 September 1991 (aged 24) 16 3   Guangzhou R&F
7 4FW Son Heung-min* (1992-07-08)8 July 1992 (aged 24) 0 0   Tottenham Hotspur
8 3MF Moon Chang-jin (1993-07-12)12 July 1993 (aged 23) 28 16   Pohang Steelers
9 4FW Suk Hyun-jun* (1991-06-29)29 June 1991 (aged 25) 2 0   Porto
10 3MF Ryu Seung-woo (1993-12-17)17 December 1993 (aged 22) 22 4   Bayer Leverkusen
11 4FW Hwang Hee-chan (1996-01-26)26 January 1996 (aged 20) 12 1   Red Bull Salzburg
12 3MF Lee Chan-dong (1993-01-10)10 January 1993 (aged 23) 11 1   Gwangju FC
13 2DF Park Dong-jin (1994-12-10)10 December 1994 (aged 21) 16 0   Gwangju FC
14 3MF Park Yong-woo (1993-09-10)10 September 1993 (aged 22) 15 2   FC Seoul
15 2DF Jung Seung-hyun (1994-04-03)3 April 1994 (aged 22) 17 2   Ulsan Hyundai
16 3MF Kwon Chang-hoon (1994-06-30)30 June 1994 (aged 22) 15 7   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
17 3MF Lee Chang-min (1994-01-20)20 January 1994 (aged 22) 22 4   Jeju United
18 1GK Gu Sung-yun (1994-06-27)27 June 1994 (aged 22) 12 0   Consadole Sapporo

* Over-aged player.

Group DEdit

AlgeriaEdit

The following is the Algeria squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July.[29]

Head coach:   Pierre-André Schürmann

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Abdelkader Salhi (1993-03-19)19 March 1993 (aged 23) 12 0   ASO Chlef
2 2DF Miloud Rebiaï (1993-12-12)12 December 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   ES Sétif
3 2DF Ayoub Abdellaoui (1993-02-16)16 February 1993 (aged 23) 13 0   USM Alger
4 2DF Abdelghani Demmou* (1989-01-29)29 January 1989 (aged 27) 1 0   MC Alger
5 2DF Ryad Kenniche (c) (1993-04-30)30 April 1993 (aged 23) 7 1   ES Sétif
6 3MF Mohamed Benkhemassa (1993-06-28)28 June 1993 (aged 23) 17 2   USM Alger
7 4FW Baghdad Bounedjah* (1991-11-24)24 November 1991 (aged 24) 6 4   Al Sadd SC
8 3MF Haris Belkebla (1994-01-28)28 January 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Tours
9 4FW Mohamed Benkablia (1994-02-02)2 February 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   ASM Oran
10 4FW Abderrahmane Meziane (1994-03-07)7 March 1994 (aged 22) 13 4   USM Alger
11 4FW Zakaria Haddouche (1994-08-19)19 August 1994 (aged 21) 9 1   ES Sétif
12 3MF Raouf Benguit (1996-04-05)5 April 1996 (aged 20) 14 0   USM Alger
13 4FW Oussama Darfalou (1993-09-29)29 September 1993 (aged 22) 11 4   USM Alger
14 3MF Sofiane Bendebka* (1992-08-09)9 August 1992 (aged 23) 1 1   NA Hussein Dey
15 2DF Houari Ferhani (1993-02-11)11 February 1993 (aged 23) 13 0   JS Kabylie
16 1GK Farid Chaâl (1994-07-03)3 July 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   USM El Harrach
17 3MF Zakaria Draoui (1994-02-20)20 February 1994 (aged 22) 6 0   CR Belouizdad
18 4FW Rachid Aït-Atmane (1993-02-04)4 February 1993 (aged 23) 1 0   Sporting Gijón
22 1GK Oussama Methazem (1993-12-16)16 December 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   RC Arbaâ

* Over-aged player.

ArgentinaEdit

The following is the Argentina squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 6 July and confirmed on 14 July.[30][31] On 26 July, Manuel Lanzini left the squad due to injury and was replaced by Cristian Pavón.[32]

Head coach: Julio Olarticoechea

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Gerónimo Rulli* (1992-05-20)20 May 1992 (aged 24) 3 0   Real Sociedad
2 2DF Lautaro Gianetti (1993-11-13)13 November 1993 (aged 22) 3 0   Vélez Sarsfield
3 2DF Alexis Soto (1993-10-20)20 October 1993 (aged 22) 3 0   Banfield
4 2DF José Luis Gómez (1993-09-13)13 September 1993 (aged 22) 3 0   Lanús
5 3MF Lucas Romero (1994-04-18)18 April 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   Cruzeiro
6 2DF Víctor Cuesta* (c) (1988-11-19)19 November 1988 (aged 27) 2 0   Independiente
7 3MF Cristian Pavón (1996-01-21)21 January 1996 (aged 20) 3 0   Boca Juniors
8 3MF Santiago Ascacíbar (1997-02-25)25 February 1997 (aged 19) 3 0   Estudiantes
9 4FW Jonathan Calleri (1993-09-23)23 September 1993 (aged 22) 3 1   São Paulo
10 4FW Ángel Correa (1995-03-09)9 March 1995 (aged 21) 3 1   Atlético Madrid
11 4FW Giovanni Simeone (1995-07-05)5 July 1995 (aged 21) 3 0   Banfield
12 1GK Axel Werner (1996-02-28)28 February 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Atlético de Rafaela
13 3MF Joaquín Arzura (1993-05-18)18 May 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   River Plate
14 3MF Giovani Lo Celso (1996-04-09)9 April 1996 (aged 20) 3 0   Rosario Central
15 2DF Lisandro Magallán (1993-09-27)27 September 1993 (aged 22) 1 0   Boca Juniors
16 2DF Leandro Vega (1996-05-27)27 May 1996 (aged 20) 1 0   River Plate
17 3MF Mauricio Martínez (1993-02-20)20 February 1993 (aged 23) 3 1   Rosario Central
18 4FW Cristian Espinoza (1995-04-03)3 April 1995 (aged 21) 3 0   Huracán

* Over-aged player.

HondurasEdit

The following is the Honduras final squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[33] On 28 July, Kevin López left the squad due to injury and was replaced by Marcelo Espinal.[34]

Head coach:   Jorge Luis Pinto

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2016 club
1 1GK Luis López (1993-09-13)13 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Real España
2 2DF Jonathan Paz (1995-06-18)18 June 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Deportivo Real Sociedad
3 2DF Marcelo Pereira (1995-05-27)27 May 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Motagua
4 2DF Kevin Álvarez (1996-08-03)3 August 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Olimpia
5 2DF Allans Vargas (1993-09-25)25 September 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Real España
6 3MF Bryan Acosta (c) (1993-11-24)24 November 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Real España
7 3MF Brayan Ramírez (1994-06-16)16 June 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Juticalpa
8 2DF Johnny Palacios* (1986-12-20)20 December 1986 (aged 29) 0 0   Olimpia
9 4FW Anthony Lozano (1993-04-25)25 April 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Tenerife
10 3MF Óscar Salas (1993-12-08)8 December 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Olimpia
11 3MF Marcelo Espinal (1993-02-24)24 February 1993 (aged 23) 0 0 Unattached
12 4FW Romell Quioto* (1991-08-09)9 August 1991 (aged 24) 0 0   Olimpia
13 3MF Jhow Benavídez (1995-12-26)26 December 1995 (aged 20) 0 0   Real España
14 3MF Elder Torres (1995-04-14)14 April 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Real Monarchs
15 3MF Allan Banegas (1993-10-04)4 October 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Marathón
16 2DF Brayan García (1993-05-26)26 May 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Vida
17 4FW Alberth Elis (1996-02-12)12 February 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Olimpia
18 1GK Harold Fonseca (1993-10-08)8 October 1993 (aged 22) 0 0   Juticalpa

* Over-aged player.

PortugalEdit

The following is the Portugal squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July.[35] On 17 July, Pité replaced Nuno Santos.[36] On 21 July, Fábio Sturgeon left the squad due to injury and was replaced by Fernando Fonseca.[37]

Head coach: Rui Jorge

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Bruno Varela (1994-11-04)4 November 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Vitória de Setúbal
2 2DF Ricardo Esgaio (c) (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 26) 1 0   Sporting CP
3 2DF Tiago Ilori (1993-10-28)28 October 1993 (aged 22) 1 0   Liverpool
4 2DF Tobias Figueiredo (1994-02-02)2 February 1994 (aged 22) 1 0   Nacional
5 2DF Edgar Ié (1994-05-05)5 May 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Villarreal B
6 3MF Tomás Podstawski (1995-01-30)30 January 1995 (aged 21) 0 0   Porto B
7 3MF André Martins* (1990-01-21)21 January 1990 (aged 26) 0 0   Olympiacos
8 3MF Sérgio Oliveira* (1992-06-02)2 June 1992 (aged 24) 1 0   Porto
9 4FW Gonçalo Paciência (1994-08-01)1 August 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Porto
10 3MF Bruno Fernandes (1994-09-08)8 September 1994 (aged 21) 1 0   Udinese
11 4FW Salvador Agra* (1991-11-11)11 November 1991 (aged 24) 0 0   Nacional
12 1GK Joel Castro Pereira (1996-06-28)28 June 1996 (aged 20) 0 0   Manchester United
13 4FW Pité (1994-08-22)22 August 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   Tondela
14 2DF Paulo Henrique (1996-10-23)23 October 1996 (aged 19) 0 0   Paços de Ferreira
15 3MF Fernando Fonseca (1997-03-14)14 March 1997 (aged 19) 0 0   Porto B
16 3MF Francisco Ramos (1995-04-10)10 April 1995 (aged 21) 1 0   Chaves
17 4FW Carlos Mané (1994-03-11)11 March 1994 (aged 22) 0 0   Sporting CP
18 3MF Tiago Silva (1993-06-02)2 June 1993 (aged 23) 0 0   Feirense

* Over-aged player.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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