The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men’s soccer tournament starts on July 22, 2021 (Thursday), one day before the official scheduled start of Tokyo 2020 – July 23. All participating teams will be in action on day 1 of football at Olympics 2020 as they begin the first round of games in the group stage. In the meantime, fans looking for Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule and live streaming details can scroll down. Football at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo: Brazil, Spain, Argentina and 22-man squads from other teams at the Summer Games.

A total of 16 nations made it to the summer games via different qualification routes. Each participating team was allowed to bring a 22-man squad with players from their U24 list – born after January 1, 1997 – with the exception of three over-aged players. This year, for the first time, the competition will also include VAR (Video Assistant Referee) in the games. Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Sergio Aguero and other great footballers with Olympic gold.

Football at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day 1 schedule

Mr. No. game Time (IST) group
1 Egypt versus Spain 13:00 ‘O clock Group C
2 Mexico versus France 1:30 p.m. Group A
3 New Zealand versus South Korea 1:30 p.m. Group B
4th Ivory Coast versus Saudi Arabia 14:00 clock Group D
5 Argentina versus Australia 4:00 p.m. Group C
6th Japan versus South Africa 4:30 p.m. Group A
7th Honduras versus Romania 4:30 p.m. Group B
8th Brazil versus Germany 17:00 o’clock Group D

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Football Live Streaming and TV Details

Sony Network is the official broadcaster of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and is expected to provide live streaming of the games. However, Sony Sports is unlikely to televise the first round of football matches. However, fans can still catch the live action on Sony Network’s OTT platform SonyLIV, which offers live online streaming of Tokyo 2020 football matches on its app or website. Fans have to pay a nominal fee to enjoy the streaming services.

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