Holders Brazil reached the Olympic men's football tournament semifinals following a narrow 1-0 victory over Egypt.
A much-changed Australia team was eliminated at the group stage, leaving them to wonder "what if?" while Egypt focus on a quarterfinal vs. Brazil.
Australia's men's Olympic football campaign that caused such excitement early is over after the Olyroos crashed out following a 2-0 loss to Egypt.
Ivory Coast ousted Germany while Egypt edged Argentina to the Olympic quarterfinals. Africa's teams impressed, aside from South Africa.
South Africa succumbed to Andre-Pierre Gignac's brilliance and Ivory Coast held Brazil on an engrossing day of Olympic football for Africa's teams.
Facundo Medina scored to give Argentina a 1-0 victory over Egypt in men's Olympic soccer on Sunday.
It was a good day for African nations in the men's Olympic football tournament, as Ivory Coast won, and Egypt earned a shock draw with mighty Spain.
We run the rule over Africa's contenders, and examine whether they have what it takes to end the continent's wait for Olympic gold.
|South Africa U23||3||0||0||3||-5||0|
|South Korea U23||3||2||0||1||+9||6|
|New Zealand U23||3||1||1||1||0||4|
|Ivory Coast U23||3||1||2||0||+1||5|
|Saudi Arabia U23||3||0||0||3||-4||0|