Women’s football will make its 7th appearance at the Tokyo Olympic 2022 after being introduced in 1996. The tournament kicks off on July 21, it is normal for the football tournaments to start before the inauguration of the Games. The USA are the most successful nation with 4 gold medals, making it to the finals 5 out of 6 times. Norway and Germany both have claimed the top spot once each.
The Germans, who were the reigning champions, have failed to qualify for the Games altogether. The event will see 12 nations competing. The Americas face their greatest threat from Brazil, Sweden and Netherlands.
Australia and China have competitive sides and can cause some upsets. New Zealand, Chile and Zambia will be lucky to make it out of the group stages. Here’s everything you need to know about the Women’s Olympic 2022 football schedule, date, time, TV channels and live stream details.
Group E: Japan, Canada, Great Britain, Chile
Group F: China PR, Brazil, Zambia, Netherlands
Group G: Sweden, USA, Australia, New Zealand
Women’s Olympic 2022 Football Schedule
Wednesday, July 21 (Group stage, Matchday 1)
|Group E: Great Britain vs Chile||1:00 pm|
|Group F: China vs Brazil||1:30 pm|
|Group G: Sweden vs the USA||2:00 pm|
|Group E: Japan vs Canada||4:00 pm|
|Group F: Zambia vs Netherlands||4:30 pm|
|Group G: Australia vs New Zealand||5:00pm|
Saturday, July 24 (Group stage, Matchday 2)
|Group E: Chile vs Canada||1:00 pm|
|Group F: China vs Zambia||1:30 pm|
|Group G: Sweden vs Australia||2:00 pm|
|Group E: Japan vs Great Britain||4:00 pm|
|Group F: the Netherlands vs Brazil||4:30 pm|
|Group G: New Zealand vs the USA||5:00pm|
Tuesday, July 27 (Group Stage, Matchday 3)
|Group G: New Zealand vs Sweden||1:00 pm|
|Group G: the USA vs Australia||1:30 pm|
|Group E: Chile vs Japan||2:00 pm|
|Group E: Canada vs Great Britain||4:00 pm|
|Group F: the Netherlands vs China||4:30 pm|
|Group F: Brazil vs Zambia||5:00pm|
Friday, July 30 (Quarterfinals)
|QF 1: E2 vs. F2||1:30 pm|
|QF 2: E1 vs. F3/G3||2:30 pm|
|QF 3: G1 vs. E3/F3||3:30 pm|
|QF 4: F1 vs. G2||4:30 pm|
Monday, Aug. 2 (Semifinals)
|Semifinal 1: QF 1 winner vs QF 4 winner||1:30 pm.|
|Semifinal 2: QF 2 winner vs QF 3 winner||4:30 pm|
Thursday, Aug. 5 (Gold- and bronze-medal matches)
|Bronze: Semifinal losers||1:30 pm|
|Gold/silver: Semifinal winners||7:30 am|
How to Watch Women’s Olympic 2022 Football Live Stream?
- TV Channel: NBCSN, USA Network, Olympic Channel, BBC, Sony Six
- Live Stream: NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports app, Telemundo Deportes app, TelemundoDeportes.com, BBC iPlayer, SonyLIV
The Women’s Olympic soccer tournament will be telecast on the NBC Sports app and Telemundo Deportes app.
The Sony Pictures Network India has the broadcasting rights for the Tokyo Olympics 2022. The Women’s football coverage will be on the Sony Pictures Network India. The Olympics 2022 live coverage will begin live on the Sony TV network at 1:00 pm IST. One can also catch the matches on Sony’s streaming platform Sony Liv.