Olympic Football Tournament 2020 – Men – News – Eight teams, two tickets, one favorite

Tokyo 2020 (H) – CONCACAF

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  • The CONCACAF Qualifiers will be held from 18-30 March
  • Two tickets must be taken for the men’s Olympic football tournament, Tokyo 2020
  • Presenting an eight-team competition

The 15th edition of the CONCACAF men’s Olympic soccer tournament brings together eight teams that will compete for the last two qualifying spots for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

The qualifiers will be central from 18-30 March 2021 in Guadalajara, Mexico, at Jalisco and Akron Stadium. The first two groups of each group will advance to the semi-finals on March 28, with the winners scoring their ticket to Tokyo 2020. The final four from Group A will qualify against the second of Group B, and the first from Group A. Group B with the Group A runners-up. The qualifying final will take place on March 30th.

Group A. Group B.
Mexico Honduras
United State Canada
Costa Rica Salvador
Dominican Republic Haiti

In the past

And like CONCACAF b Mexico And the Honduras During the last two editions of the men’s Olympic football tournament, in London 2012 and Rio 2016. In 2012, the Aztecs also shined by winning the gold medal. this year, tripartite De Jaime Lozano will be the favorites to win the final in Guadalajara. In addition to taking advantage of the house advantage, he will be able to count on the psychological ascendancy associated with his seven titles in these qualifications, i.e. the best record in the event.

As for Honduras, he will be able to benefit from his recent good results, reaching the quarter-finals in London 2012 and then the final square in Rio 2016.

he heard…

“The opponents from our group are enormous. The federations of Haiti, El Salvador and Canada are doing very well, each in their own way. Haiti has many young players who play abroad, especially in the French first or second division. Which are then merged into U-23.” They play in good clubs, at a good level, and then get grouped into the national team. He is our first opponent. They are a difficult team to maneuver. Like Honduras., They have athletic and fast players, so we expect a very balanced match. ” – Miguel ValeroCoach Honduras

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The Dominican Republic He played his first final stage of the Olympic qualifiers. Jack Bassi realizes his men will have a lot to do in a group that will take on the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica, but he takes on the challenge with enthusiasm. “Qualifying for the Olympics will be the greatest achievement in the history of football in the Dominican Republic. We have reached around 160 in the FIFA rankings, so imagine if you were one of the two teams that will represent CONCCACAF at the Olympic Games. That could change the face of football in this region.”

Where do you follow the competition?

From CONCACAF, all matches will be broadcast to fans in the region, who will be able to follow them live on the union’s partner broadcast channels, in particular Fox Sports (USA), TUDN (Mexico and USA), One Soccer (Canada), Flow Sports (Caribbean). , Teletica and Repretel (Costa Rica), TCS (Salvador), Televicentro (Honduras), Medcom (Panama), RTVG (Guatemala) and other local partners.

The matches will also be streamed on the official CONCACAF app (except for geographic restrictions). For free, the mobile app can be downloaded from Apple Store and Google Play Store.

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