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Tokyo Olympic Games men’s football squad confirmed

Tokyo Olympic Games men's football squad confirmed

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Tokyo Olympic Games men’s football squad confirmed

The 2020 Olympic men’s football tournament is set to commence on July 2022 in Tokyo. At the Olympic Games, Men’s football is traditionally restricted to an Under-23 event with the exception of up to three “over-age” players in each squad. This means in each 18-man squad must a minimum of 15 players must have been born on or after January 1, 1993, 23 years before the Olympics. Spain, Germany, France, and reigning champions Brazil are among the favorites to win gold, silver, and bronze medals. The men’s football squad for the Tokyo Olympic Games has been confirmed. Here is the list of all the football teams that will play in the football tournament.

  • France:

Goalkeepers: Paul Bernardoni (Angers), Gautier Larsonneur (Brest)

Defenders: Benoit Badiashile (Monaco), Anthony Caci (Starsbourg), Pierre Kalulu (AC Milan), Clement Michelin (Lens), William Saliba (Arsenal), Malang Sarr (Chelsea)

Midfielders: Eduardo Camavinga (Rennes), Maxence Caqueret (Lyon), Jonathan Ikone (Lille), Teji Savanier* (Montpellier), Florian Thauvin* (Tigres), Lucas Tousart (Hertha)

Forwards: Andre-Pierre Gignac* (Tigres), Amine Gouiri (Nice), Randal Kolo Muani (Nantes) Amaud Nordin (Saint-Etienne)

Reserves: Maxence Prevot (GK, Sochaux)

  • Japan:

Goalkeepers: Keisuke Osako (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Kosei Tani (Shonan Bellmare)

Defenders: Hiroki Sakai* (Urawa Red Diamonds), Yuta Nakayama (PEC Zwolle), Ko Itakura (Groningen), Maya Yoshida* (Sampdoria), Reo Hatate (Kawasaki Frontale), Takehiro Tomiyasu (Bologna), Daiki Hashioka (Sint-Truiden)

Midfielders: Wataru Endo* (Stuttgart), Takefusa Kubo (Getafe), Koji Miyoshi (Royal Antwerp), Ritsu Doan (PSV Eindhoven), Kaoru Mitoma (Kawasaki Frontale), Yuki Soma (Nagoya Grampus), Ao Tanaka (Fortuna Dusseldorf)

Forwards: Daizen Maeda (Yokohama F Marinos), Ayase Ueda (Kashima Antlers)

Reserves: Daichi Hayashi (FW, Sagan Tosu), Koki Machida (DF, Kashima Antlers), Ayumu Seko (DF, Cerezo Osaka), Zion Suzuki (GK, Urawa Red Diamonds)

  • New Zealand:

Goalkeepers: Michael Would (Almere City), Jamie Searle (Swansea)

Defenders: Michael Boxall* (Minnesota Utd), Liberato Cacace (Sint-Truiden), Callan Elliot (Xanthi), Dane Ingham (Perth Glory), Nando Pijnaker (Rio Ave), Winston Reid* (Brentford), George Stanger (Hamilton)

Midfielders: Joe Bell (Viking), Clayton Lewis (Wellington Phoenix), Marko Stamenic (Copenhagen), Gianni Stensness (Central Coast Mariners)

Forwards: Joe Champness (Newcastle Jets), Elijah Just (Helsingor), Callum McCowatt (Helsingor), Ben Waine (Wellington Phoenix), Chris Wood* (Burnley)

Reserves: Alex Paulsen (GK, Wellington Phoenix), Sam Sutton (DF, Wellington Phoenix), Ben Old (MF, Wellington Phoenix), Matthew Garbett (FW, Falkenberg)

  • Australia:

Goalkeepers: Tom Glover (Melbourne City), Ashley Maynard-Brewer (Charlton)

Defenders: Nathaniel Atkinson (Melbourne City), Thomas Deng (Urawa Red Diamonds), Joel King (Sydney FC), Kyle Rowles (Central Coast Mariners), Harry Souttar (Stoke), Ruon Tongyik* (Central Coast Mariners)

Midfielders: Keanu Baccus (Western Sydney Wanderers), Denis Genreau (Macarthur FC), Riley McGree (Birmingham), Connor Metcalfe (Melbourne City), Dylan Pierias (Western Utd), Caleb Watts (Southampton)

Forwards: Daniel Arzani (AGF), Nicholas D’Agostino (Perth Glory), Mitchel Duke* (Western Sydney Wanderers), Reno Piscopo (Wellington Phoenix)

Reserves: Jordan Holmes (GK, Ebbsfleet), Cameron Devlin (MF, Wellington Phoenix), Ramy Najjarine (MF, Newcastle Jets), Lachlan Wales (Western Utd)

  • Spain:

Goalkeepers: Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao), Alvaro Fernandez (Huesca), Alejandro Dominguez (Las Palmas), Jon Moncayola (Osasuna),

Defenders: Eric Garcia (Barcelona), Oscar Mingueza (Barcelona), Oscar Gil (Espanyol), Juan Miranda (Real Betis), Marc Cucurella (Getafe), Jesus Vallejo (Granada), Pau Torres (Villarreal)

Midfielders: Pedri (Barcelona), Dani Ceballos* (Real Madrid), Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig), Martin Zubimendi (Real Sociedad), Mikel Merino* (Real Sociedad), Carlos Soler (Valencia)

Forwards: Javi Puado (Espanyol), Marco Asensio* (Real Madrid), Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad), Bryan Gil (Sevilla)

  • Brazil:

Goalkeepers: Brenno (Gremio), Santos* (Athletico Paranaense)

Defenders: Nino (Fluminense), Gabriel (Arsenal), Guilherme Arana (Atletico Mineiro), Gabriel Menino (Palmeiras), Dani Alves* (Sao Paulo), Diego Carlos* (Sevilla)

Midfielders: Matheus Henrique (Gremio), Bruno Guimaraes (Lyon), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), Gerson (Flamengo), Claudinho (Red Bull Bragantino)

Forwards: Paulinho (Bayer Leverkusen), Matheus Cunha (Hertha), Antony (Ajax), Pedro (Flamengo), Malcom (Zenit St Petersburg)

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