For the 2016 Rio Summer Games, Football (Soccer) is the only sport that will be played in cities other than Rio de Janeiro. The 2016 Summer Games Football matches will also start before the opening ceremony on August 3rd. The cities that will be hosting the 2016 Summer Games Football Matches will be Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Brasilia, Salvador & Rio de Janeiro, which will feature matches at 2 stadiums (The Olympic Stadium & World Famous Maracana Stadium).
If you are an avid fan or family member wanting to support your country or athlete, we can definitely put together a Follow Your Team package without a problem as we have special packages to each of the Brazilian Football 2016 Host Cities that would include airfare, accommodation, tours, transfers and guides. Get Pricing Now!
The countries that will be fighting for a Gold Medal are the following:
|Men’s Draw:||Women’s Draw:|
|Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Japan Nigeria, South Korea, Honduras, Iraq Sweden, Fiji, Portugal, South Africa Algeria, Colombia, Denmark, Germany||Brazil, USA, Germany France, Australia, Sweden Canada, China, New Zealand Colombia, South Africa, Zimbabwe|
You can check out the exact schedule below: (Click to enlarge)
The group of death in the Men’s Bracket looks to be Group B with Colombia, Japan, Nigeria and Sweden. The Men’s teams are comprised of players under the age of 23 (born on or after January 1, 1993) plus a Maximum of 3 overage players on each team. On the Women’s side there are no age restrictions and the Group of Death looks like Group F with Canada, Germany, Australia & Zimbabwe.
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