It is time to once again start the countdown to Tokyo 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic may have forced the postponement of the Olympic Games until 2021, but enthusiasm for the iconic event and a yearning to enjoy it remain intact. Preparations are also continuing apace.
To mark the one-year-to-go milestone until the Olympic flame is lit and the action begins in the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament, we are bringing you a rundown of the teams already qualified, those one step away and some interesting facts and figures about the event.
Teams still with a chance of qualifying:
China PR and Korea Republic will go head to head for the region’s last berth. The two-legged showdown will take place on 19 and 24 February 2021.
The last ticket to Tokyo will go to either Cameroon, runners-up in the African qualifiers, or Chile, runners-up at the Copa America. The two-legged fixture will be played on dates yet to be decided.