GOLD CUP 2021 and SUMMER OLYMPICS 2020

There’s two more NT football tournaments coming up, the Gold Cup and Summer Olympics football tournament (U23 with 3 allowed over-aged players).

I’m aiming to catch some of the knockout stage matches of the Gold Cup, while it will be much easier to follow the Olympics in Japan due to the time zone (I’m CET so it’s 7 hours behind Japan time).

In the Gold Cup I’ll be rooting for: USA, Mexico and Qatar (the invited NT). I can see Canada and Costa Rica causing some upset too.

While in the Summer Olympics football tournament I’m rooting for Spain, Brazil and Japan.

Who are your favorites?

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I’ll be pulling for the good old US of A in the Gold Cup, but I’ve got my eye in Canada as well. I’m a big Minnesota United FC supporter, and one of our goalkeepers is on the Canadian roster.

In the Olympics, I’ll be cheering for the USWNT on the women’s side, and Spain for the men.

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:face_vomiting::face_vomiting::face_vomiting:

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Ivory Coast has composed a decent list, with names such as: Max Gradel, Franck Kessie and Eric Bailly (over-aged players), but also the talented youngster Amad Diallo of Man Utd (19 years old).

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Qatar vs. El Salvador

Mexico vs. Honduras

Costa Rica vs. Canada

USA vs. Jamaica

These are the quarter finals of the Gold Cup. I’m watching all the goals through the official Concacaf Youtube channel, they’re quite fast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqn7r-so0mBLaJTtTms9dAQ

The Summer Olympics football tournament (men) will start tomorrow.

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Euro 2020 has taken the shine off these ‘forgotten’ tournaments, but it’s getting a little bit exciting now.

Gold Cup 2021 semis:

Qatar vs. USA

Mexico vs. Canada

SO 2020 men’s football tournament quarter finals:

Spain vs. Ivory Coast

Japan vs. New Zealand

Brazil vs. Egypt

South Korea vs. Mexico

I’m really excited for Qatar/USA tomorrow night. The US rarely gets to play competitive matches against non-CONCACAF nations. It’ll be a nice change of pace.

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Sorry @Edinho!

:mexico: v :us: Sunday!

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They made it to the SF. Good enough.

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Imagine my shock at a Mexico vs USA Final. :rofl:

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Could have, probably should have won it last night.

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