Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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2012 Men's Olympic Football Tournament
Tournament details
Host country  Great Britain
Dates 26 July – 11 August
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
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The 2012 Men's Olympic Football Tournament is a under-23 football tournament. It is held during the 2012 Summer Olympics. It is held in 26 July to 11 August. All the national under-23 qualified football teams can compete. The defending champion is Argentina. The tournament is hosted in England (4 stadiums), Scotland (1 stadium) and Wales (1 stadium). 16 teams were qualified for the final group stage.

Teams[change | change source]

Means of qualification Date of completion Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 1 United Kingdom Great Britain
AFC Preliminary Competition 29 March 2012 Various (home and away) 3 South Korea South Korea
Japan Japan
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
CAF Preliminary Competition 10 December 2011  Morocco 3 Gabon Gabon
Morocco Morocco
Egypt Egypt
CONCACAF Preliminary Competition 2 April 2012  United States[1] 2 Mexico Mexico
Honduras Honduras
CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 12 February 2011  Peru 2 Brazil Brazil
Uruguay Uruguay
OFC Preliminary Competition 25 March 2012  New Zealand 1 New Zealand New Zealand
UEFA Preliminary Competition 25 June 2011  Denmark 3 Spain Spain
Switzerland Switzerland
Belarus Belarus
AFC–CAF play-off 23 April 2012 United Kingdom Great Britain[2] 1 Senegal Senegal
Total 16

Venues[change | change source]

London
Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament (United Kingdom)
Manchester
Wembley Stadium Old Trafford
Capacity: 90,000 Capacity: 76,212
Wembley 22 August 2007 20 August 2006
Cardiff Newcastle
Millennium Stadium St James' Park
Capacity: 74,500 Capacity: 52,387
5 February 2009 21 August 2008
Glasgow Coventry
Hampden Park City of Coventry Stadium
Capacity: 52,103 Capacity: 32,500
18 July 2004 Ricoh Arena, Coventry.JPG

Group Stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
United Kingdom Great Britain 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
Senegal Senegal 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
Uruguay Uruguay 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 3
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3 1
26 July 2012
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1 – 2 Uruguay Uruguay
Great Britain United Kingdom 1 – 1 Senegal Senegal
29 July 2012
Senegal Senegal 2 – 0 Uruguay Uruguay
Great Britain United Kingdom 3 – 1 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
1 August 2012
Senegal Senegal 1 – 1 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Great Britain United Kingdom 1 – 0 Uruguay Uruguay

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Mexico Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
South Korea South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Gabon Gabon 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Switzerland Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
26 July 2012
Mexico Mexico South Korea South Korea
Gabon Gabon Switzerland Switzerland
29 July 2012
Mexico Mexico Gabon Gabon
South Korea South Korea Switzerland Switzerland
1 August 2012
Mexico Mexico Switzerland Switzerland
South Korea South Korea Gabon Gabon

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
New Zealand New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
26 July 2012
Belarus Belarus New Zealand New Zealand
Brazil Brazil Egypt Egypt
29 July 2012
Brazil Brazil Belarus Belarus
Egypt Egypt New Zealand New Zealand
1 August 2012
Brazil Brazil New Zealand New Zealand
Egypt Egypt Belarus Belarus

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Honduras Honduras 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
26 July 2012
Spain Spain Japan Japan
Honduras Honduras Morocco Morocco
29 July 2012
Spain Spain Honduras Honduras
Japan Japan Morocco Morocco
1 August 2012
Japan Japan Honduras Honduras
Spain Spain Morocco Morocco

Knockout phase[change | change source]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
                           
  A1     
B2    
     
     
C1  
  D2    
     
   
  B1    
A2    
    Bronze medal match
     
D1    
  C2      

Quarter-finals[change | change source]

4 August 2012
12:00
Winner Group D Match 25 Runner-up Group C Old Trafford, Manchester

4 August 2012
14:30
Winner Group B Match 26 Runner-up Group A Wembley Stadium, London

4 August 2012
17:00
Winner Group C Match 27 Runner-up Group D St James' Park, Newcastle

4 August 2012
19:30
Winner Group A Match 28 Runner-up Group B Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Semi-finals[change | change source]

7 August 2012
17:00
Winner Match 26 Match 29 Winner Match 25 Wembley Stadium, London

7 August 2012
19:45
Winner Match 28 Match 30 Winner Match 27 Old Trafford, Manchester

Bronze medal match[change | change source]

10 August 2012
19:45
Loser Match 30 v Loser Match 29 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Gold medal match[change | change source]

11 August 2012
15:00
Winner Match 30 v Winner Match 29 Wembley Stadium, London

Related pages[change | change source]

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