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Olympics 2023-24 Football Draw: Teams, Date, Livestream & How To Watch

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Olympics 2023-24 Football Draw: Teams, Date, Livestream & How To Watch

Following Brazil’s elimination from the tournament, the men’s title is up for grabs, and Emma Hayes will lead the United States in the women’s division for the first time.

The Olympic Games will feature football as one of the main events once more this year. The men’s competition will be held in France for the 28th time, and the women’s competition will return for its eighth iteration. It’s one of the most renowned events on the calendar for the sport, with the women’s competition reserved for senior teams and the men’s for Under-23 teams.

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A date for the draw to determine the group stages for both events has already been confirmed and is not too far off. While qualifying is still taking place in a number of locations around the world to determine which countries will compete in the Olympic football tournaments in 2024, the majority of the spots have already been secured.

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What time is the Olympic football tournament draw, how can I watch it, and which teams are competing? Everything you require is available on THEEAGLE.

When is the 2024 Olympics football draw?

Date:

March 20, 2024

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Time:

11am PT / 2pm ET / 7pm GMT

Location:

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Paris, France

On March 20, 2024, Wednesday, the men’s and women’s Olympic football tournament draws will be held at the Pulse building in Paris, France. It starts at 8:00 p.m. local time (11 a.m. PT, 2:00 p.m. ET).

How to watch the 2024 Olympics football draw – live stream & TV channel

The 2024 Olympic football draw will be livestreamed by FIFA on its official website and will be therefore be available to watch worldwide for free.

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Which teams are in the 2024 Olympics football group draw?

Men’s team

Confederation

Qualification route

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Last Olympic appearance

France

UEFA

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Hosts

2020 (Group stage)

United States

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CONCACAF

2022 CONCACAF U20 Championship

2008 (Group stage)

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Dominican Republic

CONCACAF

2022 CONCACAF U20 Championship

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Debut

Spain

UEFA

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2023 UEFA U21 Championship

2020 (Silver medal)

Israel

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UEFA

2023 UEFA U21 Championship

1976 (Quarter-finals)

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Ukraine

UEFA

2023 UEFA U21 Championship

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Debut

Morocco

CAF

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2023 U23 Africa Cup of Nations

2012 (Group stage)

Egypt

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CAF

2023 U23 Africa Cup of Nations

2020 (Quarter-finals)

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Mali

CAF

2023 U23 Africa Cup of Nations

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2004 (Quarter-finals)

New Zealand

OFC

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2023 OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament

2020 (Quarter-finals)

Paraguay

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CONMEBOL

2024 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament

2004 (Silver medal)

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Argentina

CONMEBOL

2024 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament

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2020 (Group stage)

Out of the sixteen countries that will compete in the Olympic men’s football competition in 2024, twelve have already been confirmed; four spots need to be determined prior to the Games this summer. Notably, the Dominican Republic and Ukraine will also be competing in their first tournament in France, but defending champions Brazil have not confirmed their spot.

The AFC U23 Asian Cup, which will take place from April 15 to May 3, will determine the fate of three of the final four slots. Guinea, who came fourth at the U23 Africa Cup of Nations, or the fourth-placed team from that competition will contend for the final spot. There is currently no official date established for the play-off match between the two teams in France.

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Women’s team

Confederation

Qualification route

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Last Olympic appearance

France

UEFA

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Hosts

2016 (Quarter-finals)

United States

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CONCACAF

2022 CONCACAF W Championship

2020 (Bronze medal)

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Brazil

CONMEBOL

2022 Copa America Femenina

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2020 (Quarter-finals)

Colombia

CONMEBOL

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2022 Copa America Femenina

2016 (Group stage)

Canada

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CONCACAF

CONCACAF play-off

2020 (Gold medal)

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New Zealand

OFC

2024 OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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2020 (Group stage)

Spain

UEFA

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UEFA Women’s Nations League finals

Debut

Australia

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AFC

2024 AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

2020 (Fourth place)

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Japan

AFc

2024 AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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2020 (Quarter-finals)

Only seven of the 12 spots at the Olympic women’s football tournament have been secured at the moment, with reigning champions Canada giving themselves a chance at defending their gold medal after beating Jamaica in a play-off.

Three more places will be claimed in February, from Europe and Asia, while the final two berths will be determined in Africa’s Olympic qualifying tournament in early April.

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Who can the USWNT draw at the 2024 Olympics?

The Olympic women’s football tournament in 2024 will not have seeding, meaning that any country, with the exception of Canada, which is a member of the same confederation, can be drawn by the United States women’s national team—the most successful country in the history of this event. Emma Hayes will take over the team for the first time in this competition; she will be leaving Chelsea at the end of the European season.

When do the 2024 Olympics football tournaments start?

The men’s tournament will be the first of the two Olympic football tournaments to start, with the first group stage matches taking place on Wednesday July 24. The women’s tournament will begin the following day, on Thursday July 25.

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The men’s gold medal match will be played on Friday August 9 and the women’s will follow on Saturday August 10. It will be the first time that the Olympic football tournaments conclude with the women’s final.

When does the 2024 Olympics start?

Football is one of the four sports whose competition at the 2024 Olympic Games will begin prior to the actual opening ceremony, together with archery, handball, and rugby sevens.

The other sports that are part of the Games will start competition the day after the opening ceremony on Friday, July 26, 2024.

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