Rio 2016 Football Draws: Nigeria Get Colombia & Sweden

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Rio 2016 Football Draws – The draws for the football competition of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero have been made.

Rio 2016 Football Draws
Rio 2016 Football Draws

Nigeria only qualified for the for the male event, and were paired with opponents from 3 different continents in Colombia, Japan and Sweden.

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Brazil and Germany are seen as favorite for the men’s competition, and the USA women’s team is certainly thought to be ahead of the pack.

See the full groupings below!


Group A

Brazil, South Africa, Iraq, Denmark

Group B

Sweden, Colombia, Nigeria, Japan

Group C

Fiji, Korea Republic, Mexico, Germany

Group D

Algeria, Portugal, Honduras, Argentina


Group E

Brazil, China, Sweden, South Africa

Group F

Canada, Zimbabwe, Australia, Germany

Group G

USA, New Zealand, France, Colombia




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