Brazil Vs South Africa:  Match Preview, Prediction, Head to Head, TV Schedule, Online Streaming – Olympic 2016

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 | 0

Olympic will be onscreen from 5th August, but the football event will be on field 1 day earlier. At 4th August, Host Brazil will be on field to play the first match against South Africa. Brazil is the most favorite and Barcelona’s super striker Neymar will lead the team. And 5 times world champions Brazil are too much optimistic to win the first Olympic Gold at home this time. However the match will be on field at Thursday, August 4, 2016. Watch and stream this match on tv channels on kick off time at 20:00 UK, from Estadio Nacional de Brasilia.

Match Details:          

League                         :           Rio Olympic 2016

Event                            :           Football (Group A)

Match                          :           Brazil Vs South Africa

Kick Date                    :           4rd August 2016

Day                              :           Thursday

Stadium                        :           Estadio Nacional de Brasilia.

Kickoff                        :           20:00 UK

TV Broadcasting List:

  • beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD
  • Idman TV
  • QQ Sports Live
  • Star Sports 4 Asia
  • ESPN Play Latin America

This will be golden chance to win gold for Brazil at Olympic for the first time. This time Brazil will play under Neymar’s captaincy. The 5 times World Champion made ther debut on Olympic football at 1952. So far except gold, Brazilian football team has won 5 medals. The silvers and 2 Bronze, Three silvers comes respectively at 1984, 1988 and 2012, on the other hand, 2 Bronze comes on 1996 and 2008.

So far, Brazil and South Africa played 8 head to head and all are on Friendlies. In this time, Brazil have won 6 games lost one and drawn one. 21 goals scored and allowed only 6 on their net.

Brazil Squad:

Goalkeepers: Uilson (Atletico Mineiro)


Defenders: Douglas Santos (Atletico Mineiro), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Luan Garcia (Vasco Da Gama), Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo), William (Internacional), Zeca (Santos)


Midfielders: Rafinha (Barcelona), Rodrigo Dourado (Internacional), Renato Augusto* (Beijing Guoan), Thiago Maia (Santos), Walace (Gremio)


Forwards: Felipe Anderson (Lazio), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Gabriel Barbosa (Santos), Luan (Gremio), Neymar* (Barcelona)

South Africa FC Squad:

Goalkeepers: Jody February (Ajax Cape Town), Itumeleng Khune* (Kaizer Chiefs)


Defenders: Aubrey Modiba (Mpumalanga Black Aces), Rivaldo Coetzee (Ajax Cape Town), Kwandakwensizwa Mngonyama (Maritzburg United), Repo Malepe (Moroka Swallows), Mulomowandau Mathoho* (Kaizer Chiefs), Abbubaker Mobara (Ajax Cape Town), Tebogo Moerane (Bidvest Wits)


Midfielders: Menzi Masuku (Orlando Pirates), Gift Motupa (Orlando Pirates), Phumlani Ntshangase (Bidvest Wits), Deolin Mekoa (Maritzburg United), Tyroane Sandows (Sao Paulo)


Forwards: Keagan Dolly (Mamelodi Sundowns), Lebo Mothiba (Lille), Tashreeq Morris (Ajax Cape Town), Mothobi Mvala (Highlands Park


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