Venue changes for Syria and Yemen
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Due to the situation in Syria and Yemen, their forthcoming qualifiers for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament will be played outside of the respective countries.

The second round, first leg match between Syria and Turkmenistan will now take place at the Prince Mohammed International Stadium in Zerqa, Jordan at 19.00 on 19 June (local time).

Meanwhile, Yemen’s second round, second leg tie with Australia is scheduled to be played at the Ausgrid Stadium in Newcastle on 23 June, Australia with a 18.30 (local time) kick off.