Ferns to face France, Colombia and Canada in group at Paris Olympics

New Zealand’s Football Ferns will play group games against hosts France, holders Canada and Colombia at the Paris Olympics.

New Zealand’s opening match will be against 2022 gold medalists Canada at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne. on Friday July 26, 2024, with a kick-off time of 3am (NZT).

The tournament will be held from July 24 – August 10, 2024.

Two more teams will qualify for the tournament, and will be decided at the CAF Women’s Olympic qualifying tournament which will conclude on April 9, 2024.

Main photo: The Ferns qualified for the Paris Olympics by winning this year’s OFC Women’s Olympic qualifier tournament. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.

Group A

  • France
  • Colombia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand

Group B

  • United States
  • CAF 2 to qualify
  • Germany
  • Australia

Group C

  • Spain
  • Japan
  • CAF 1 to qualify
  • Brazil

Download the full schedule

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Games to be played on Friday July 26, 2024 (NZT)

Canada v New Zealand
Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne, 3am (NZT)

France v Colombia
Stade de Lyon, Décines-Charpieu, 7am (NZT)

Games to be played on Monday July 29, 2024 (NZT)

New Zealand v Colombia
Stade de Lyon, Décines-Charpieu, 3am (NZT)

France v Canada
Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne, 7am (NZT)

Games to be played on Thursday August 1, 2024 (NZT)

New Zealand v France
Stade de Lyon, Décines-Charpieu, 7am (NZT)

Colombia v Canada
Stade de Nice, Nice, 7am (NZT)

Past champions

1996: USA
2000: Norway
2004: USA
2008: USA
2012: USA
2016: Germany
2020: Canada

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