Football tournament schedule

The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee has formalized the calendars for the women’s and men’s football tournaments of the Olympic Games. Start of the matches on 24 July, finals on 9 and 10 August in the Parc des Princes.

Two years before the start of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, the organizing committee has unveiled the calendar of the different disciplines of the competition*, the opening ceremony of which will take place on the Seine. , Friday, July 26, 2024.

The football tournaments will take place from Wednesday 24 July to Friday 9 August 2024 for men (26th edition), and from Thursday 25 July to Saturday 10 August 2024 for women (8th edition). The Parc des Princes in Paris will host the two finals.

Twelve teams participate in the women’s competition and sixteen in the men’s competition. France automatically qualifies as host country for both. It will be represented by the French women’s A team and the French men’s Olympic team.

The 58 matches will be played in seven locations: Bordeaux (Matmut Atlantique), Lyon (Groupama Stadium), Nice (Allianz Riviera), Nantes (Beaujoire-Louis-Fonteneau Stadium), Marseille (Orange Vélodrome Stadium), Paris (Parc des Princes) and Saint-Étienne (Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium).

* Subject to changes by the organizer.

Les Bleues in Lyon and Saint-Etienne
As seeded number 1, the French women’s team will be placed in group A (position 1) during the group stage draw. Les Bleues will play their first game in Lyon on Thursday 25 July 2024, then move on to Saint-Étienne for the second, before returning to Groupama Stadium for the third. In qualifying, three options for their quarter-finals, Saturday, August 3, 2024: Nantes (if 1st in group), Marseille (if 2nd in group) or Lyon (if best 3rd).

  • Thursday 25 July 2024: A1 – A2 (9 p.m., Lyon)
  • Sunday 28 July: A1 – A3 (9pm, Saint Etienne)
  • Wednesday 31 July: A4 – A1 (9 p.m., Lyon)

The winners of the Olympic tournament for women

women’s calendar

– Group stage : from Wednesday 24 to Wednesday 31 July 2024
– Quarter-finals : Saturday, August 3, 2024 (Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes)
– Semi finals : Tuesday, August 6, 2024 (6 pm in Lyon and 9 pm in Marseille)
– Ranking Match : Friday, August 9, 2024 (3 p.m., Lyon)
– Last : Saturday, August 10, 2024 (5 p.m., Paris)

Heading south for the Olympics
The French Olympic men’s team, also ranked No. 1, will play its three matches in Group A in Marseille and Nice. It will open its track at the Vélodrome stadium on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, and will continue on the Allianz Riviera, for a third meeting in Marseille, again. The Tricolores will have to finish in the top two of their group to secure a ticket to a quarter-final. They will compete either in Paris (if 1st place) or in Bordeaux (if 2nd place) on Friday, August 2, 2024.

  • Wednesday 24 July 2024: A1 – A2 (9pm, Marseille)
  • Saturday July 27, 2024: A1 – A3 (9 p.m., Nice)
  • Tuesday 30 July 2024: A4 – A1 (9 p.m., Marseilles)

The winners of the Olympic tournament for men

male calendar

Group stage : from Wednesday 24 to Wednesday 31 July 2024
Quarter-finals : Friday, August 2, 2024 (Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux)
Semi finals : Monday 5 August 2024 (6 pm in Marseille and 9 pm in Lyon)
Classification Agreement : Thursday 8 August 2024 (5 pm, Nantes)
Last : Friday, August 9, 2024 (6 p.m., Paris)

26

The number of matches in the women’s football tournament

32

The number of matches in the men’s football tournament

1

Number of Olympic titles won by France (1984))

BORDEAUX – MATMUT ATLANTIC

7 matches

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (7 p.m., men, group D)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group C)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (3 p.m., men, group C; and 9 p.m., men, group D)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (3 p.m., men, group C)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group C)
  • Friday, August 2, 2024 (9 p.m., men’s quarterfinals)

Photo Christophe SAIDI/FEP/ICON SPORTS

LYON – GROUPAMA STADIUM

11 matches, including the women’s bronze medal match

  • Wednesday 24 July 2024 (7 p.m., men, group B)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group A)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (3 p.m., men, group B)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group A)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group B)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group A)
  • Friday, August 2, 2024 (7 p.m., men’s quarterfinals)
  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 (5:00 PM, women’s quarterfinals)
  • Monday, August 5, 2024 (9 p.m., men’s semi-final)
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024 (6 p.m., women’s semi-final)
  • Friday 9 August 2024 (3 p.m., women’s 3rd place match)

Photo Hugo PFEIFFER/ICON SPORTS

MARSEILLE – ORANGE VELODROME STADIUM

10 games

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (9 p.m., men, group A)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group B)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group A)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group B)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (7 p.m., men, group A)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group B)
  • Friday, August 2, 2024 (5:00 PM, men’s quarterfinals)
  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 (7 p.m., women’s quarterfinals)
  • Monday, August 5, 2024 (6 p.m., men’s semi-finals)
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024 (9 p.m., women’s semi-final)

Photo Johnny FIDELIN/ICON SPORTS

NANTES – BEAUJOIRE-LOUIS-FONTENEAU . STADIUM

8 matches, including the men’s bronze medal

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group C)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group C)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group C)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group C)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (9 p.m., men, group D)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group C)
  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 (9 p.m., quarterfinals)
  • Thursday 8 August 2024 (5 p.m., 3rd place men’s match)

Photo Franco ARLAND/ICON SPORTS

NICE – ALLIANZ RIVIERA

6 games

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group A)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group B)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (9 p.m., men, group A)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group B)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (5:00 PM, men, group B)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group A)

Photo Johnny FIDELIN/ICON SPORTS

PARIS – PRINCESS PARK

10 matches, including the two finals

  • Wednesday 24 July 2024 (3 pm men’s group C and 9 pm men’s group D)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (7 p.m., men, group D)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group C)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (3 p.m. men’s group C and 9 p.m. men’s group D)
  • Friday, August 2, 2024 (3 p.m., men’s quarterfinals)
  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 (3 p.m., women’s quarterfinals)
  • Friday 9 August 2024 (6 p.m., men’s final)
  • Saturday 10 August 2024 (5 p.m., women’s final)

Photo Matthieu MIRVILLE/ICON SPORTS

SAINT-ETIENNE – GEOFFROY-GUICHARD . STADIUM

6 games

  • Wednesday 24 July 2024 (3 p.m., men, group B)
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (5:00 PM, women, group A)
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 (7 p.m., men, group B)
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 (9 p.m., women, group A)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (7 p.m., men, group A)
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 (7 p.m., women, group B)

Photo Franco ARLAND/ICON SPORT

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