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Holders Brazil Face Germany in Olympics Football Group Stages

Brazil (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Brazil (Photo Credit: Reuters)

The football tournament will start on July 22, a day before the opening ceremony of the Games that were postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Reigning champions Brazil were on Wednesday drawn with 2016 runners-up Germany, the Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia in the Tokyo Olympics men’s football group stages.

Hosts Japan, who have never won a medal in the men’s event, will play France, South Africa and Mexico in Group A.

Group C includes Egypt, Spain, Argentina and Australia while Group B has South Korea, New Zealand, Romania and Honduras.

The tournament starts on July 22, a day before the opening ceremony of the Games that were postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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first published:April 21, 2021, 15:38 IST