Football at the 2021 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournament

Qualification

Means of qualification Ref. Dates Venue Berths Qualified
Host country   7 September 2013 N/A 1  Japan
2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship   16–30 June 2019  Italy
 San Marino
4  France
 Germany
 Romania
 Spain
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
 Ivory Coast
 South Africa
2020 AFC U-23 Championship   8–26 January 2020  Thailand 3  Australia
 Saudi Arabia
 South Korea
2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament   18 January – 9 February 2020  Colombia 2  Argentina
 Brazil
2020 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship   TBD  Mexico 2 TBD
TBD
Total     16

Group Stage

Group A

TeamPld.WDLGoalsPts.Qualification
Japan (H)
July 2021
July 2021Japan
July 2021
July 2021Japan
July 2021Japan
July 2021

Group B

TeamPld.WDLGoalsPts.Qualification
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021

Group C

TeamPld.WDLGoalsPts.Qualification
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021

Group D

TeamPld.WDLGoalsPts.Qualification
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021
July 2021

Knockout stage

Quarters-finals

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
July 2021Miyagi Stadium, Rifu
July 2021Kashima Stadium, Kashima
July 2021Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama
July 2021International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama

Semi-finals

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
August 2021Kashima Stadium, Kashima
August 2021Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama

Bronze medal

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
August 2021Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama

Gold medal

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
August 2021International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama

Goalscorers

Players (Team)Goals
20162024

Football at the 2020 Summer Olympics