2016 Rio Olympics Football Schedule, Fixtures, Groups And Team News

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2016 Rio Olympics Football Schedule And Fixtures
2016 Rio Olympics Football Schedule And Fixtures

The Summer Olympics 2016 (Rio Olympics) also known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad is all set to kick off on August 5 and will cover ‎306 sporting events in 28 different categories in 19 days. Football event is one of them and today we have Rio 2016 Football schedule and full fixtures of Men’s for all countries.

FIFA has officially unveiled the Rio Olympic Schedule for men’s football which will kick off form the 4th of august with some Mouth watering encounters on the cards like where Germany will square off with the gold medal holders Mexico and the Portuguese team will have a date with Argentina. Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Salvador and Manaus will host all matches.

Also Read – Points Table of Rio 2016 Football Tournament

2016 Rio Olympics Football Schedule And Fixtures

Total 4 groups are there consisting of 4 teams each (total 16 teams). Here is the group wise schedule of the tournament -:

Rio 2016 Football Group A Teams : Brazil, South Africa, Denmark and Iraq.

The group A looks healthy on the cards and Brazil are the favorites to cruise through this group easily and maybe joined by Denmark.

Match Venue 4 August 7 August 10 August
      Brasilia 13:00 Local Time

IRAQ vs DENMARK

19:00 Local Time

DENMARK vs SOUTH AFRICA

                –

 

16:00  Local Time

BRAZIL vs SOUTH AFRICA

22:00 Local Time

BRAZIL vs IRAQ

       Salvador                 _                _ 22:00 Local Time

DENMARK vs BRAZIL

       Sao Paulo                 _                _ 22:00 Local Time

SOUTH AFRICA vs IRAQ

Rio 2016 Football Group B Teams : Sweden, Colombia, Japan and Nigeria

The Group B is evenly matched as there is nothing to differentiate between the four teams but still Colombia looks favorites.

Match Venue 4 August 7 August 10 August
           Manaus 18:00 Local Time

SWEDEN vs COLOMBIA

18:00 Local Time

SWEDEN vs NIGERIA

                     _

 

21:00 Local Time

NIGERIA vs JAPAN

21:00 Local Time

JAPAN vs COLOMBIA

            Salvador                 _                _ 19:00 Local Time

JAPAN vs SWEDEN

           Sao Paulo                 _                _ 19:00 Local Time

COLOMBIA vs NIGERIA

Rio 2016 Football Group C Teams : Fiji, Mexico, Germany and South Korea.

The group C is has the last time gold medalist Mexico but they have challenge in the name of Germany.

Match Venue 4 August 7 August 10 August
          Salvador 17:00 Local Time

MEXICO vs GERMANY

13:00 Local Time

FIJI vs MEXICO

                     _

 

20:00 Local Time

FIJI vs SOUTH KOREA

16:00 Local Time

GERMANY vs SOUTH KOREA

          Brasilia                 _                _ 16:00 Local Time

SOUTH KOREA vs MEXICO

     Belo Horizonte                 _                _ 16:00 Local Time

GERMANY vs FIJI

Rio 2016 Football Group D Teams : Argentina, Portugal, Algeria and Honduras.

Group D has Argentina and Portugal as the Forties but Algeria can be the X factor of this Group.

Match Venue 4 August 7 August 10 August
        Rio de Janeiro 15:00 Local Time

HONDURAS vs ALGERIA

15:00 Local Time

HONDURAS vs PORTUGAL

                     _

 

18:00 Local Time   PORTUGAL vs ARGENTINA 18:00 Local Time

ARGENTINA vs ALGERIA

          Brasilia                 _                _ 13:00 Local Time

ALGERIA vs PORTUGAL

     Belo Horizonte                 _                _ 13:00 Local Time

ARGENTINA vs HONDURAS

Quarterfinals Rio Olympics 2016

                       Match Venue    13th August
                           Belo Horizonte

(Quarter final 1)

           Group C winner vs Group D runner up
                                 Brasilia

(Quarter final 2)

           Group D winner vs Group C runner up
                                Salvador

(Quarter final 3)

           Group B winner vs Group A runner up
                              Sao Paulo

(Quarter final 4)

           Group A winner vs Group B runner up

Semi finals Rio Olympics 2016

Match Venue 17th  August
  Rio de Janeiro

( Semi final 1)

  Winner of Quarter final 1 vs Winner of Quarter final 2
  Sao Paulo

( Semi final 2)

Winner of Quarter final 3 vs Winner of Quarter final 4

Finals and Bronze Medal Rio 2016 Football

Match Venue  20th August
   Belo Horizonte    Team lost in Semi final 1 vs Team lost in Semi final 2
                                      Rio de Janeiro

           Team won in Semi final 1 vs Team won in Semi final 2

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