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Olympic draw - how Africa fared



The draw for the group stages of the Olympic Games football tournament was held in London on Tuesday, a day after Senegal defeated Oman 2-0 in an inter-continental playoff to complete the 16 teams to participate in the event.

Senegal fell in Group A, one of the toughest groups, alongside hosts Great Britain, South American giants Uruguay and United Arab Emirates.

Africa’s champions Gabon are matched up against Mexico, South Korea and Switzerland in Group B. In Group C, Egypt are pitted against Brazil, Belarus and New Zealand. Egypt finished third at the 2011 CAF U-23 Championship held in Morocco.

Africa’s vice champions Morocco will lock horns with Spain, Japan and Honduras in Group D. The tournament begins on July 26 and ends on August 11 at the Wembley Stadium in London.

Groups

Group A: Great Britain, Senegal, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay.

Group B: Mexico, South Korea, Gabon, Switzerland

Group C: Brazil, Egypt, Belarus, New Zealand.

Group D: Spain, Japan, Honduras, Morocco.



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