Football at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament
The men's football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics will be held from 23 July to 8 August 2020. It will be the 27th edition of the men's Olympic football tournament. Together with the women's competition, the 2020 Summer Olympics football tournament will be held in six cities in Japan, including Olympic host city Tokyo, which the final will be hosted at the Olympic Stadium. Teams participating in the men's competition are restricted to under-23 players (born on or after 1 January 1997) with a maximum of three overage players allowed.
|Dates||23 July–8 August 2020|
|Teams||16 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||7 (in 6 host cities)|
The match schedule of the men's tournament as of 5 December 2018.
|G||Group stage||¼||Quarterfinals||½||Semifinals||B||3rd place play-off||F||Final|
|Thu 23||Fri 24||Sat 25||Sun 26||Mon 27||Tue 28||Wed 29||Thu 30||Fri 31||Sat 1||Sun 2||Mon 3||Tue 4||Wed 5||Thu 6||Fri 7||Sat 8|
|Means of qualification||Ref.||Dates1||Venue1||Berths||Qualified|
|Host country||7 September 2013||N/A||1||Japan|
|2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship||||16–30 June 2019|| Italy
|2019 OFC Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament||||21 September – 5 October 2019||Fiji||1||New Zealand|
|2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations||||8–22 November 2019||Egypt||3|| Egypt|
|2020 AFC U-23 Championship||||8–26 January 2020||Thailand||3||TBD|
|2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament||||18 January – 9 February 2020||Colombia||2||TBD|
|2020 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship||||20 March – 1 April 2020||Mexico||2||TBD|
- ^1 Dates and venues are those of final tournaments (or final round of qualification tournaments), various qualification stages may precede matches at these specific venues.
The tournament will be held in seven venues across six cities:
The final draw was held on 14 April 2020, at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya, Japan.
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