Here’s what you require to find out about the 2020 Olympics females’s football draw and also which groups the USWNT can encounter this summertime
The 2020 Olympics are attracting closer after being delayed for a year because of Covid-19, with the females’s football draw happening today.
The U.S. females’s group will certainly be seeking to redeem the gold medal this summertime after their frustrating efficiency in Brazil at the 2016 Olympics, when they were discharged of the quarter-finals by Sweden.
Goal has what you require to recognize in advance of the draw, exactly how to view it and also a lot more.
When is the 2020 Olympics females’s football draw?
The draw will certainly occur on April 21 at 9am BST (4am ET) at FIFA head office in Zurich, Switzerland.
It will certainly be streamed survive on the FIFA YouTube network completely free.
Wednesday’s draw will certainly be performed by Sarai Bareman, FIFA primary females’s football policeman and also Jaime Yarza, FIFA supervisor of events.
Lindsay Tarpley will certainly function as draw aide, with the event existing by Samantha Johnson.
Bareman stated in advance of the draw: “The draws for the Men’s and Women’s Olympic Football Tournaments will provide a range of feelings and emotions, as the 28 qualified teams discover their pathway to glory and gold in Tokyo. As the Olympic Games approach, players, coaches and officials and their preparations will take a step closer following the draws, which represent a special and exciting milestone in men’s and women’s Olympic football history.”
The USWNT has actually won 4 Olympic gold medals. They initially won gold in 1996, the year of the inaugural Olympic females’s football competition.
They after that won first-place medals in 2004, 2008, and also 2012. They have actually won a lot more gold medals than any kind of various other taking part nation in the Olympics.
How will the draw job & that could USWNT obtain?
The 12 groups, as listed here, will certainly be attracted right into 3 teams of 4 groups.
Host country Japan are immediately seeded right into Pot 1, while the staying taking part groups have actually been seeded right into the pots based upon the most up to date FIFA Women’s World Rankings.
Great Britain are seeded based upon the position of England.
No team can include greater than one group from each confederation.
The United States cannot encounter Canada, as they remain in the exact same confederation, yet can encounter the similarity Great Britain, Brazil, Sweden, Australia, China, New Zealand.
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|Pot 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
|United States||Great Britain||Australia||Chile|
|Netherlands||Brazil||China Public Relations||Zambia|