The first Spanish athletes to take action in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be the members of the men’s team of football. Integrated in Group C, together with Egypt, Argentina and Australia, Spain will debut in the Olympic competition against the African team.
Spain comes to this tournament from U21 Euro Cup, in which they reached the semifinals, losing to Portugal 1-0. In the previous edition, Spain took the title. The block is made up of the team led and directed by Luis de la Fuente, but with the support of players from the senior team, who come from the European Championship, such as Eric García, Pau Torres, Pedri, Dani Olmo, Oyarzabal and Unai Simón.
Spain has only been able to play one pre-Olympic preparation match. It was before Japan, settled with a 1-1 draw.
Egypt presents, as usual, a set fierce, but with players who already have experience in the big leagues, such as Ramadan Sobhi. In theory, Argentina It is the great rival for Spain in this group, so De la Fuente’s team cannot afford to fail against Egypt or Australia.
Spain has conquered three Olympic medals in football: silver in Antwerp 1920, gold in Barcelona 1992 and silver in Sydney 2000. It did not qualify for Rio 2016 and fell in the first phase in London 2012.
Schedule and television channels and online to see the Egypt – Spain of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The match of the first phase of the men’s competition football of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be played on Thursday July 22, at 9:30, Spanish peninsular time, and can be seen by TV on direct and in open via The 1 from RTVE And through Eurosport, accessible through various pay television platforms and its online service Eurosport Player. The Web of RTVE and RTVE Play they will also offer the meeting.
You can also follow everything that happens in the game through the narration of BRAND Radio and live commentary from MARCA.com.