Reigning champions Brazil were drawn with 2016 runners-up Germany, the Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia in the Tokyo Olympic games men’s football group stages.
Olympic Games Men’s Football Groups
Hosts Japan, who last won a medal in the men’s event with a bronze in 1968, will play France, South Africa and Mexico in Group A.
Group C includes Egypt, Spain, Argentina and Australia, while Group B has South Korea, New Zealand, Romania and Honduras.
The tournament starts on July 22, a day before the Games’ opening ceremony postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the women’s draw record, four-time champions the USA will feature against Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. Home side Japan will play Great Britain, Canada and Chile.
Football at the Olympics has a very rich history and has seen stars made over the years. These rescheduled Olympics will surely be no exception as some of the best footballing action is expected.