Paris Olympics 2024 schedule: When does the Olympic football start?

The Paris Olympics 2024 schedule has now been released, and many fans will be eager to know when the football starts.

In this piece, we have given a complete guide to where and when each men's and women's game will be played, in what promises to be an exciting tournament.

Canada women won the football gold medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan – Mike Theiler/UPI/ABACAPRESS.COM – Photo by Icon Sport

Paris Olympics 2024 schedule: When does the football olympics start?

The football olympics officially start on Wednesday 24th July, and all games will be available to watch on the BBC, Eurosport and discovery+ in the UK. Here is the full schedule for both the men's and women's games:

Match 1: Uzbekistan vs Spain (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 2: Argentina vs Morocco (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 3: Egypt vs Dominian Republic (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 4: Guinea vs New Zealand (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 5: Japan vs Paraguay (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 6: Iraq vs Ukraine (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 7: Mali vs Israel (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 8: France vs United States (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 24th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 9: Spain vs Japan (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 10: Canada vs New Zealand (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 11: Nigeria vs Brazil (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 12: Germany vs Australia (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 13: France vs Colombia (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 14: United States vs Zambia (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 25th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 15: Dominican Republic vs Spain (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 16: Argentina vs Iraq (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 17: Uzbekistan vs Egypt (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 18: Ukraine vs Morocco (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 19: New Zealand vs United States (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 20: Israel vs Paraguay (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 21: Japan vs Mali (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 22: France vs Guinea (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 27th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 23: Brazil vs Japan (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 24: New Zealand vs Colombia (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 25: Spain vs Nigeria (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 26: Australia vs Zambia (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 27: France vs Canada (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 28: United States vs Germany (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Sunday, 28th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 29: Dominican Republic vs Uzbekistan (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 30: Spain vs Egypt (Men's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 31: Ukraine vs Argentina (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 32: Morocco vs Iraq (Men's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 33: United States vs Guinea (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 34: New Zealand vs France (Men's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 35: Paraguay vs Mali (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes Stadium

Match 36: Israel vs Japan (Men's Group D)

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 30th July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 37: Japan vs Nigeria (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 38: Brazil vs Spain (Women's Group C)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 39: Zambia vs Germany (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium

Match 40: Australia vs United States (Women's Group B)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 41: New Zealand vs France (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 42: Colombia vs Canada (Women's Group A)

  • Kickoff Time: Wednesday, 31st July 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Nice Stadium

Match 43: Men's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 2nd August 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 44: Men's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 2nd August 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 45: Men's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 2nd August 2024, 18:00 UK, 20:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 46: Men's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 2nd August 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Bordeaux Stadium

Match 47: Women's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 3rd August 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 48: Women's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 3rd August 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 49: Women's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 3rd August 2024, 18:00 UK, 20:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 50: Women's Quarter-final

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 3rd August 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: La Beaujoire Stadium

Match 51: Men's Semi-final

  • Kickoff Time: Monday, 5th August 2024, 17:00 UK, 18:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 52: Men's Semi-final

  • Kickoff Time: Monday, 5th August 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 53: Women's Semi-final

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 6th August 2024, 17:00 UK, 18:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 54: Women's Semi-final

  • Kickoff Time: Tuesday, 6th August 2024, 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
  • Venue: Marseille Stadium

Match 55: Men's Bronze Medal Match

  • Kickoff Time: Thursday, 8th August 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: TBC

Match 56: Women's Bronze Medal Match

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 9th August 2024, 14:00 UK, 15:00 CET
  • Venue: Lyon Stadium

Match 57: Men's Gold Medal Match

  • Kickoff Time: Friday, 9th August 2024, 17:00 UK, 18:00 CET
  • Venue: Parc des Princes

Match 58: Women's Gold Medal Match

  • Kickoff Time: Saturday, 10th August 2024, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET
  • Venue: TBC

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