Olympic Matches In Coventry Announced

Last updated : 24 April 2012 By Covsupport News Service

The draw for the London 2012 Olympic Games Football Tournament has been made this morning at Wembley.

Hope Powell's Great Britain's women will face New Zealand, Cameroon and Brazil while Stuart Peace's men will play Uruguay, United Arab Emirates and Senegal.

The tournament is not a FIFA tournament but FIFA are helping the organisers run the competition, it was stressed at a press conference last night. The tournament will be for players aged under 23 but three over age players per squad will be allowed.

Group matches to be played at the City of Coventry Stadium are:

Sweden V South Africa (Women) & Japan V Canada (Women) - July 25th

Belarus V New Zealand (Mens) - July 26th

Japan V Sweden (Women) & Canada V South Africa (Women) - July 28th

Mexico V Gabon (Mens) & South Korea V Switzerland (Mens) - July 29th

New Zealand V Cameroon  (Womens) - July 31st

Japan V Honduras (Mens) & Senegal V UAE (Mens) Aug 1st


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