Games of the XXXI. Olympiad

Football Qualifying Tournament

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016)


overview file


The 12 participants to consist of:

EUROPE

The top-3 European teams at the 2015 World Cup
qualify.

Germany and France qualified as the top-2 European teams; England was ineligible.
Sweden, Norway, Netherlands and Switzerland, who reached the second round, played
a Play-off tournament

UEFA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
 
All matches played in Netherlands.
 
02 Mar 2016 Norway 	      01 Sweden
             [Dahlkvist 3]
02 Mar 2016 Switzerland       34 Netherlands
             [Humm 4, Kiwic 74, Bachmann 83; Melis 29pen, Miedema 56, 
              Van den Berg 61, Van de Sanden 63]
05 Mar 2016 Norway            41 Netherlands
             [Haavi 30, Mjelde 61, Ad. Hegerberg 82, 90+1; Melis 67]
05 Mar 2016 Sweden            10 Switzerland
             [Seger 44]	
09 Mar 2016 Switzerland       21 Norway
             [Mauron 32, Kiwic 90+3; C. Hansen 10]
09 Mar 2016 Netherlands       11 Sweden
             [Miedema 5; Schough 45]
 
1.SWEDEN                3  2 1 0  3- 1   7
2.Netherlands           3  1 1 1  6- 8   4	
3.Switzerland           3  1 0 2  5- 6   3
4.Norway                3  1 0 2  5- 4   3

Sweden qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games

SOUTH AMERICA

South American Championship 2014

Qualified for the Olympics: Colombia (as runners-up behind Brazil)

NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Preliminary Competition

Caribbean Zone
 
First Round

Group 1 (in Porto Rico) 
21 Aug 2015 Haiti            14-0 Aruba
21 Aug 2015 Puerto Rico      120 Grenada
23 Aug 2015 Haiti            130 Grenada
23 Aug 2015 Puerto Rico       90 Aruba
25 Aug 2015 Grenada           20 Aruba
25 Aug 2015 Puerto Rico       32 Haiti
 
1.Puerto Rico           3  3 0 0 24- 2   9  Qualified	
2.Haiti                 3  2 0 1 29- 3   6	
3.Grenada               3  1 0 2  2-25   3
4.Aruba                 3  0 0 3  0-25   0
 
Group 2 (in Trinidad and Tobago)
13 Nov 2015 Trinidad & Tobago 60 Saint Lucia
15 Nov 2015 Saint Lucia       18 Trinidad and Tobago
 
1.Trinidad and Tobago   2  2 0 0 14- 1   6  Qualified
2.Saint Lucia           2  0 0 2  1-14	 0
  Antigua and Barbuba withdrew
  Cayman Islands withdrew
 
Group 3 (in Dominican Republic)
21 Aug 2015 Dominican Rep.   110 Dominica
23 Aug 2015 Dominican Rep.    06 Jamaica
25 Aug 2015 Jamaica          130 Dominica
 
1.Jamaica               2  2 0 0 19- 0   6  Qualified
2.Dominican Republic    2  1 0 1 11- 6   3	
3.Dominica              2  0 0 2  0-24   0
  Surinam withdrew
 
Group 4 (in Dominican Republic)
21 Aug 2015 St. Kitts & Nevis 08 Guyana
23 Aug 2015 Guyana            11 Cuba
25 Aug 2015 St. Kitts & Nevis 06 Cuba
 
1.Guyana                2  1 1 0  9- 1   4  Qualified
2.Cuba                  2  1 1 0  7- 1   4	
3.Saint Kitts & Nevis   2  0 0 2  0-14   0
 
Final Round (in Trinidad & Tobago)
 
Semifinals
18 Nov 2015 Puerto Rico       10 Guyana             [aet]
18 Nov 2015 Trinidad & Tobago 21 Jamaica            [aet]
 
Third Place Match
20 Nov 2015 Guyana            21 Jamaica
 
Final
20 Nov 2015 Puerto Rico       01 Trinidad & Tobago
 
Trinidad & Tobago, Puerto Rico and Guyana qualified for Final Tournament
 
Central American Zone

Final Round (in Nicaragua)
 
30 Sep 2015 Guatemala         12 Costa Rica
30 Sep 2015 Nicaragua         01 El Salvador
02 Oct 2015 Costa Rica        30 El Salvador
02 Oct 2015 Nicaragua         12 Guatemala
04 Oct 2015 El Salvador       02 Guatemala
04 Oct 2015 Nicaragua         05 Costa Rica
 
1.Costa Rica            3  3 0 0 10- 1   9  Qualified
2.Guatemala             3  2 0 1  5- 3   6  Qualified
3.El Salvador           3  1 0 2  1- 5   3	
4.Nicaragua             3  0 0 3  1- 8   0
  Honduras withdrew
 
Costa Rica and Guatemala qualified for Final Tournament
 
 
Final Tournament (in United States)
 
United States, Canada and Mexico: automatic qualification for the Final Tournament 
 
Group A
10 Feb 2016 Puerto Rico       06 Mexico
10 Feb 2016 United States     50 Costa Rica
13 Feb 2016 Costa Rica        90 Puerto Rico
13 Feb 2016 Mexico            01 United States
15 Feb 2016 Mexico            12 Costa Rica
15 Feb 2016 United States    100 Puerto Rico
 
1.United States         3  3 0 0 16- 0   9  Qualified
2.Costa Rica            3  2 0 1 11- 6   6  Qualified
3.Mexico                3  1 0 2  7- 3   3
4.Puerto Rico           3  0 0 3  0-25   0
 
Group B
11 Feb 2016 Guatemala         12 Trinidad & Tobago
11 Feb 2016 Canada            50 Guyana
14 Feb 2016 Guyana            21 Guatemala
14 Feb 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 06 Canada
16 Feb 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 51 Guyana
16 Feb 2016 Canada           100 Guatemala
 
1.Canada                3  3 0 0 21- 0   9  Qualified
2.Trinidad & Tobago     3  2 0 1  7- 8	 6  Qualified
3.Guyana                3  1 0 2  3-11   3
4.Guatemala             3  0 0 3  2-14   0
 
Semifinals
19 Feb 2016 Canada            31 Costa Rica
19 Feb 2016 United States     50 Trinidad and Tobago
 
Final
21 Feb 2016 Canada            02 United States
 
United States and Canada qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games

AFRICA

First Round
Guinea-Bissau                 n/p   Liberia           [Liberia progressed]
Gabon                         n/p   Libya             [Gabon progressed]

Second Round
Liberia                       n/p   Cameroon          [Cameroon progressed]
Egypt 	                    11 0-3 Ghana
Ivory Coast                   n/p   Tunisia	      [Ivory Coast progressed]
Zambia                      21 0-1 Zimbabwe
Gabon                       23 0-5 South Africa
Botswana                    21 0-1 Kenya
Nigeria                       n/p   Mali              [Nigeria progressed]
Congo                       03	0-4 Equatorial Guinea
 
Third Round
Cameroon                    11 2-2 Ghana
Ivory Coast                   n/p   Zimbabwe          [Zimbabwe progressed]
South Africa                20 1-0 Kenya
Nigeria                     1-1 1-2 Equatorial Guinea [aet]
 
Fourth Round
Cameroon                    2-1 0-1 Zimbabwe
South Africa                0-0 1-0 Equatorial Guinea
 
South Africa and Zimbabwe qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games


ASIA

First Round

Group A (in Myanmar)
11 Mar 2015 Myanmar          16-0 Sri Lanka
13 Mar 2015 India             40 Sri Lanka
15 Mar 2015 Myanmar           70 India

1.Myanmar               2  2 0 0 23- 0   6  Qualified
2.India                 2  1 0 1  4- 7   3	
3.Sri Lanka             2  0 0 2  0-20   0
  Bahrain withdrew

Group B (in Jordan)
11 Mar 2015 Uzbekistan        60 Palestine
11 Mar 2015 Jordan            10 Hong Kong
13 Mar 2015 Hong Kong         01 Uzbekistan
13 Mar 2015 Palestine         06 Jordan
15 Mar 2015 Hong Kong         22 Palestine
15 Mar 2015 Uzbekistan        02 Jordan

1.Jordan                3  3 0 0  9- 0   9  Qualified
2.Uzbekistan            3  2 0 1  7- 2   6 
3.Hong Kong             3  0 1 2  2- 4   1
4.Palestine             3  0 1 2  2-14   1

Group C (in Taiwan)
20 Mar 2015 Laos              04 Chinese Taipei
22 Mar 2015 Iran              51 Laos
24 Mar 2015 Chinese Taipei    10 Iran
 
1.Chinese Taipei        2  2 0 0  5- 0   6  Qualified
2.Iran                  2  1 0 1  5- 2   3 
3.Laos                  2  0 0 2  1- 9   0
 
Second Round (in Myanmar)
 
14 Sep 2015 Chinese Taipei    10 Vietnam
14 Sep 2015 Jordan            02 Myanmar
16 Sep 2015 Jordan            03 Chinese Taipei
16 Sep 2015 Myanmar           12 Thailand
18 Sep 2015 Thailand          10 Jordan
18 Sep 2015 Vietnam           42 Myanmar
20 Sep 2015 Vietnam           21 Jordan
20 Sep 2015 Chinese Taipei    00 Thailand
22 Sep 2015 Thailand          02 Vietnam
22 Sep 2015 Myanmar           31 Chinese Taipei 

1.Vietnam               4  3 0 1  8- 4   9  Qualified
2.Chinese Taipei        4  2 1 1  5- 3   7
3.Thailand              4  2 1 1  3- 3   7
4.Myanmar               4  2 0 2  8- 7   6
5.Jordan                4  0 0 4  1- 8   0
 
Final Round (in Japan)
 
Australia, China, Japan, North Korea and South Korea: 
automatic qualification for the Final Tournament  
 
29 Feb 2016 China             20 Vietnam
29 Feb 2016 North Korea       11 South Korea
29 Feb 2016 Australia         31 Japan
02 Mar 2016 Australia         90 Vietnam
02 Mar 2016 North Korea       11 China
02 Mar 2016 Japan             11 South Korea
04 Mar 2016 Vietnam           01 North Korea
04 Mar 2016 South Korea       02 Australia
04 Mar 2016 Japan             12 China
07 Mar 2016 China             10 South Korea
07 Mar 2016 North Korea       12 Australia
07 Mar 2016 Vietnam           16 Japan
09 Mar 2016 South Korea       40 Vietnam
09 Mar 2016 Australia         11 China
09 Mar 2016 Japan             10 North Korea
 
1.Australia             5  4 1 0 17- 3  13
2.China                 5  3 2 0  7- 3  11
3.Japan                 5  2 1 2 10- 7   7 
4.South Korea           5  1 2 2  6- 5   5
5.North Korea           5  1 2 2  4- 5   5
6.Vietnam               5  0 0 5  1-22   0
 
Australia and China qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games

OCEANIA

First Stage

Pacific Games 2015 (Papua New Guinea)

Qualified for Second Stage: Papua New Guinea

Second Stage

23 Jan 2016 Papua New Guinea  17 New Zealand
26 Jan 2016 New Zealand       n/p Papua New Guinea

New Zealand qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games


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Last updated: 25 Aug 2016

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