Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

Men's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020

22 July - 7 August 2021

Côte d'Ivoire CIV

Côte d'Ivoire pose for a team photo
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Olympic record

Côte d’Ivoire return to the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament for the first time since their maiden appearance at Beijing 2008, where they were knocked out in the quarter-finals by Nigeria 2-0.

The road to Tokyo

Côte d’Ivoire were runners-up at the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, which qualified them for Tokyo 2020. They finished the regional qualifying tournament in second place, as they were edged out by hosts Egypt 2-1 after extra time in the decider.

The stat

1 – The U-23 Africa Cup of Nations was a very competitive tournament and Côte d’Ivoire's results reflected that: Les Elephants never won a game by more than one goal.

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