London Olympics Football 2012

London Olympics Football 2012 Key Facts

Venues: 

Dates: Wednesday 25 July – Saturday 11 August
Events: 58 matches 
Gold medals up for grabs: 2
Athletes: 504

2012 London Olympics Football Venues

City Stadium Capacity
London Wembley Stadium 90,000
Manchester Old Trafford 76,212
Cardiff Millennium Stadium 74,500
Newcastle St James' Park 52,387
Glasgow Hampden Park 52,103

2012 London Olympics Football Qualifying

2012 London Olympics Football Men's

Means of qualification Expected date of completion Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation   - 1 Great Britain
AFC Preliminary Competition 29 March 2012 Various (home and away) 3 South Korea
 Japan
United Arab Emirates
CAF Preliminary Competition 10 December 2011 Morocco 3 Gabon
Morocco
 Egypt
CONCACAF Preliminary Competition 2 April 2012 United States 2 Mexico
Honduras
CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 12 February 2011 Peru 2 Brazil
Uruguay
OFC Preliminary Competition 25 March 2012 New Zealand 1 New Zealand
UEFA Preliminary Competition 25 June 2011 Denmark 3 Spain
Switzerland
Belarus
AFC–CAF play-off 23 April 2012 Coventry, England 1  
TOTAL   16  

2012 London Olympics Football Women's

Means of qualification Expected date of completion Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation   - 1 United Kingdom
AFC Preliminary Competition 11 September 2011 China 2 Japan
North Korea
CAF Preliminary Competition 22 October 2011 - 2 South Africa
Cameroon
CONCACAF Preliminary Competition 29 January 2012 Canada 2 United States
Canada
CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition 21 November 2010 Ecuador 2 Brazil
Colombia
OFC Preliminary Competition 4 April 2012 - 1 New Zealand
(UEFA) 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup 17 July 2011 Germany 2 Sweden
France
TOTAL   12  

2012 London Olympics Football Medals

Event Nation Medals
Women's Football United States Gold Medal
Japan Silver Medal
Canada Bronze Medal
Men's Football Mexico Gold Medal
Brazil Silver Medal
South Korea Bronze Medal

London Olympics Football 2012 Schedule

25 July 

  • Women's preliminaries

26 July

  • Men's preliminaries

28 July

  • Women's preliminaries

29 July

  • Men's preliminaries

31 July

  • Women's preliminaries

1 August

  • Men's preliminaries

3 August

  • Women's quarter-finals

4 August

  • Men's quarter-finals

6 August

  • Women's semi-finals

7 August

  • Men's semi-finals

9 August

  • Women's bronze medal match, gold medal match

10 August

  • Men's bronze medal match, gold medal match