• Argentinian joy meets Asian misery

    Argentinian joy meets Asian misery

    All four Asian hopefuls are out of the Men's Olympic Football Tournament, but there was a proud new Olympic record for Argentina.
  • Belgium set up Italy clash

    Belgium set up Italy clash

    Belgium cruised through to a Beijing date with Italy after booking their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over New Zealand.

First stage - Group C
07 August CHN1:1 (0:0)NZL
10 August NZL0:5 (0:2)BRA
13 August NZL0:1 (0:1)BEL


  • Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (R) about to shoot against New Zealand.
  • New Zeland's players show their Haka after being eliminated at the Olympic Games 2008 in China
  • Craig Henderson (top) of New Zealand vies for the ball against Sebastien Pocognoli of Belgium
  • Tom De Mul (L) of Belgium heads the ball against Ian Hogg of New Zealand
  • Kevin Mirallas (L) of Belgium kicks a ball as Steven Old of New Zealand defends
  • Jeroen Simaeys of Belgium (top L) tries to head to a ball to score past New Zealand's captain Aaron Scott
  • Sam Messam (C, 17) of New Zealand leads his teammates Craig Henderson (L) and Ian Hogg to cheer to spectators
  • Faris Haroun (R) of Belgium celebrates with teammate Moussa Dembele (L) after scoring a goal against
  • Aaron SCOTT (NZL) and Moussa DEMBELE (BEL) fight for the ball at the Olympic Games 2008.



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