Villes & Stades
Edmonton Le stade du Commonwealth, 59 500 places
Montréal : Le Stade olympique, capacité 55 000 places
Ottawa : Le stade Frank Clair de Lansdowne Park, 28 826 places
Toronto : National Soccer Stadium, 20 000 places
Vancouver : Le stade Swangard, capacité 10 000 places
Victoria : Le Royal Athletic Park, 10 000 places
China, Sweden, Argentina and Canada to Group E ;
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Nigeria, Germany and Brazil will contend in Group F ;
and Norway, the United States, Japan, New Zealand are to compete in Group G.
Cote D’Ivoire, Argentina, Australia, and Serbia will compete in Group A ;
The Netherlands, Nigeria, Japan and the United States in Group B ;
China, New Zealand, Brazil, and Belgium in Group C ;
while Republic of Korea, Cameroon, Honduras, and Italy will clash in Group D.
The draw format was made official by the bureau of the organizing committee for the Olympic Football Tournaments, chaired by FIFA Vice-President Dr. Mong Joon Chung.
The football competitions of the 29th Olympic Games will be held from August 6-23, 2008, in five cities : Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenyang and Qinhuangdao. The finals for the men’s and women’s tournaments will be held in Beijing, where three football venues are located : the Workers’ Stadium, the Olympic Sports Center Stadium and the National Stadium. The venues outside Beijing are : Shanghai Stadium, Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium, Shenyang Olympic Sport Center Stadium, and Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium. Source : Beijing 2008 Olympic, april 20, 2008