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Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

 

Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

Football at the
2008 Summer Olympics

Tournament
men  women
Squads
men  women

This article is team squads of Men's Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Each nation must submit a squad of 18 players, 15 of which must be born on or after 1 January 1985, and 3 of which can be older dispensation players, by 23 July 2008.[1] A minimum of two goalkeepers (plus one optional dispensation goalkeeper) must be included in the squad.[1]

Group A

Argentina

The following is the Argentina squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Head coach: Sergio Batista
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Óscar Ustari (1986-07-03)3 July 1986 (aged 22) 1 0 Getafe
2 2DF Ezequiel Garay (1986-10-10)10 October 1986 (aged 21) 1 0 Real Madrid
3 2DF Luciano Fabián Monzón (1987-04-13)13 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Boca Juniors
4 2DF Pablo Zabaleta (1985-01-16)16 January 1985 (aged 23) 5 0 Espanyol
5 3MF Fernando Gago (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 22) 9 0 Real Madrid
6 2DF Federico Fazio (1987-03-17)17 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Sevilla
7 3MF José Ernesto Sosa (1985-06-19)19 June 1985 (aged 23) 2 0 Bayern Munich
8 3MF Éver Banega (1988-06-29)29 June 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Valencia
9 4FW Ezequiel Lavezzi (1985-05-03)3 May 1985 (aged 23) 2 0 Napoli
10 3MF Juan Román Riquelme* (c) (1978-06-24)24 June 1978 (aged 30) 42 18 Boca Juniors
11 3MF Ángel Di María (1988-02-14)14 February 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Benfica
12 2DF Nicolás Pareja* (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 24) 0 0 Anderlecht
13 4FW Lautaro Acosta (1988-03-14)14 March 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Sevilla
14 3MF Javier Mascherano* (1984-06-08)8 June 1984 (aged 24) 37 2 Liverpool
15 4FW Lionel Messi (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 (aged 21) 26 8 Barcelona
16 4FW Sergio Agüero (1988-06-02)2 June 1988 (aged 20) 7 2 Atlético Madrid
17 4FW Diego Buonanotte (1988-04-19)19 April 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 River Plate
18 1GK Sergio Romero (1987-02-22)22 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 AZ
22 1GK Nicolás Navarro[n 1] (1985-03-25)25 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Napoli

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Óscar Ustari who was injured during the competition

Australia

The following is the Australia squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

Head coach: Graham Arnold
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Adam Federici (1985-01-31)31 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Reading
2 2DF Jade North* (1982-01-07)7 January 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Newcastle Jets
3 2DF Adrian Leijer (1986-03-25)25 March 1986 (aged 22) 20 1 Fulham
4 2DF Mark Milligan (c) (1985-08-04)4 August 1985 (aged 23) 18 5 Newcastle Jets
5 2DF Matthew Špiranović (1988-06-27)27 June 1988 (aged 20) 1 0 Nürnberg
6 2DF Nikolai Topor-Stanley (1985-03-11)11 March 1985 (aged 23) 21 4 Perth Glory
7 3MF Neil Kilkenny (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 22) 6 0 Leeds United
8 3MF Stuart Musialik (1985-03-29)29 March 1985 (aged 23) 12 0 Sydney FC
9 4FW Mark Bridge (1985-11-07)7 November 1985 (aged 22) 17 3 Sydney FC
10 4FW Archie Thompson* (1978-10-23)23 October 1978 (aged 29) 0 0 Melbourne Victory
11 3MF David Carney* (1983-11-30)30 November 1983 (aged 24) 0 0 Sheffield United
12 2DF Trent McClenahan (1985-02-04)4 February 1985 (aged 23) 12 0 Hereford United
13 3MF Ruben Zadkovich (1986-05-23)23 May 1986 (aged 22) 19 1 Derby County
14 3MF James Troisi (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 20) 7 2 Gençlerbirliği
15 3MF Kristian Sarkies (1986-10-25)25 October 1986 (aged 21) 16 7 Adelaide United
16 3MF Billy Celeski (1985-07-14)14 July 1985 (aged 23) 6 0 Melbourne Victory
17 4FW Nikita Rukavytsya (1987-06-22)22 June 1987 (aged 21) 6 1 Perth Glory
18 1GK Tando Velaphi (1987-04-17)17 April 1987 (aged 21) 6 0 Perth Glory
21 4FW Matt Simon[n 1] (1986-01-22)22 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Central Coast Mariners

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Archie Thompson who was injured during the competition

Côte d'Ivoire

The following is the Côte d'Ivoire squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[4]

Head coach: Gérard Gili
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Vincent de Paul Angban (1985-02-02)2 February 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 ASEC Mimosas
2 2DF Serge Wawa (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 ASEC Mimosas
3 2DF Diarrasouba Viera (1986-12-21)21 December 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 CFR Cluj
4 2DF Souleymane Bamba (1985-01-13)13 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Dunfermline
5 2DF Angoua Brou Benjamin (1986-11-28)28 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Budapest Honvéd
6 3MF Hervé Kambou (1985-05-01)1 May 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Bastia
7 3MF Kafoumba Coulibaly (1985-10-26)26 October 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Nice
8 4FW Salomon Kalou (1985-08-05)5 August 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Chelsea
9 4FW Franck Dja Djedje (1986-06-02)2 June 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Grenoble
10 3MF Emmanuel Koné (1986-12-31)31 December 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 CFR Cluj
11 3MF Anthony Moura-Komenan (1986-01-20)20 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Libourne-Saint-Seurin
12 2DF Mamadou Bagayoko (1989-12-31)31 December 1989 (aged 18) 0 0 Africa Sports
13 4FW Abraham (1986-07-25)25 July 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Budapest Honvéd
14 4FW Gervinho (c) (1987-05-27)27 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Le Mans
15 2DF Mekeme Tamla Ladji (1985-09-19)19 September 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Laval
16 1GK Christian Fabrice Okoua (1991-11-08)8 November 1991 (aged 16) 0 0 Africa Sports
17 4FW Antoine N'Gossan (1990-11-30)30 November 1990 (aged 17) 0 0 ASEC Mimosas
18 4FW Sekou Cissé (1985-05-23)23 May 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Roda JC

* Over-aged player.

Serbia

The following is the Serbia squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5]

Head coach: Miroslav Đukić
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Vladimir Stojković* (c) (1983-07-28)28 July 1983 (aged 25) 25 0 Sporting CP
2 2DF Marko Jovanović (1988-03-26)26 March 1988 (aged 20) 2 0 Partizan
3 2DF Aleksandar Kolarov (1985-11-10)10 November 1985 (aged 22) 12 2 Lazio
4 3MF Gojko Kačar (1987-01-26)26 January 1987 (aged 21) 17 0 Hertha BSC
5 2DF Slobodan Rajković (1989-02-03)3 February 1989 (aged 19) 15 0 Twente
6 3MF Predrag Pavlović (1986-06-19)19 June 1986 (aged 22) 4 0 Napredak Kruševac
7 3MF Milan Smiljanić (1986-11-19)19 November 1986 (aged 21) 18 1 Espanyol
8 3MF Nikola Gulan (1989-03-23)23 March 1989 (aged 19) 6 0 Fiorentina
9 4FW Đorđe Rakić (1985-10-31)31 October 1985 (aged 22) 18 2 Red Bull Salzburg
11 2DF Duško Tošić (1985-01-19)19 January 1985 (aged 23) 23 1 Werder Bremen
12 4FW Dušan Tadić (1988-11-20)20 November 1988 (aged 19) 6 0 Vojvodina
13 2DF Ljubomir Fejsa (1988-08-14)14 August 1988 (aged 19) 4 0 Partizan
14 2DF Miljan Mrdaković* (1982-05-09)9 May 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Vitória de Guimarães
15 3MF Aleksandar Živković* (1977-07-28)28 July 1977 (aged 31) 6 0 Shandong Luneng
16 2DF Nenad Tomović (1987-08-30)30 August 1987 (aged 20) 2 0 Red Star Belgrade
17 3MF Zoran Tošić (1987-04-28)28 April 1987 (aged 21) 14 1 Partizan
18 1GK Saša Stamenković (1985-01-05)5 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Napredak Kruševac
19 4FW Andrija Kaluđerović (1987-07-05)5 July 1987 (aged 21) 4 0 OFK Beograd

* Over-aged player.

Group B

Japan

The following is the Japan squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[6]

Head coach: Yasuharu Sorimachi
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Shusaku Nishikawa (1986-06-18)18 June 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Oita Trinita
2 3MF Hajime Hosogai (1986-06-10)10 June 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Urawa Red Diamonds
3 2DF Maya Yoshida (1988-08-24)24 August 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 Nagoya Grampus
4 2DF Hiroki Mizumoto (c) (1985-09-12)12 September 1985 (aged 22) 1 0 Kyoto Sanga
5 3MF Yuto Nagatomo (1986-09-12)12 September 1986 (aged 21) 3 0 FC Tokyo
6 2DF Masato Morishige (1987-05-21)21 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Oita Trinita
7 2DF Atsuto Uchida (1988-03-27)27 March 1988 (aged 20) 9 1 Kashima Antlers
8 4FW Keisuke Honda (1986-06-13)13 June 1986 (aged 22) 1 0 VVV-Venlo
9 4FW Yohei Toyoda (1985-04-11)11 April 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Montedio Yamagata
10 3MF Yohei Kajiyama (1985-09-24)24 September 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 FC Tokyo
11 4FW Shinji Okazaki (1986-04-16)16 April 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Shimizu S-Pulse
12 3MF Hiroyuki Taniguchi (1985-06-27)27 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Kawasaki Frontale
13 2DF Michihiro Yasuda (1987-12-20)20 December 1987 (aged 20) 5 0 Gamba Osaka
14 4FW Shinji Kagawa (1989-03-17)17 March 1989 (aged 19) 3 0 Cerezo Osaka
15 4FW Takayuki Morimoto (1988-05-07)7 May 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Catania
16 3MF Takuya Honda (1985-04-17)17 April 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Shimizu S-Pulse
17 4FW Tadanari Lee (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Kashiwa Reysol
18 1GK Kaito Yamamoto (1985-07-10)10 July 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Shimizu S-Pulse

* Over-aged player.

Netherlands

The following is the Netherlands squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

Head coach: Foppe de Haan
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Piet Velthuizen (1986-11-03)3 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Vitesse
2 2DF Gianni Zuiverloon (1986-12-30)30 December 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 West Bromwich Albion
3 2DF Dirk Marcellis (1988-04-13)13 April 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 PSV
4 2DF Kew Jaliens* (1978-09-15)15 September 1978 (aged 29) 10 0 AZ
5 2DF Erik Pieters (1988-08-07)7 August 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 PSV
6 3MF Kees Luyckx (1986-02-11)11 February 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 AZ
7 3MF Jonathan de Guzmán (1987-09-13)13 September 1987 (aged 20) 0 0 Feyenoord
8 3MF Urby Emanuelson (1986-06-16)16 June 1986 (aged 22) 11 0 Ajax
9 4FW Roy Makaay* (c) (1975-03-09)9 March 1975 (aged 33) 43 6 Feyenoord
10 4FW Gerald Sibon* (1974-04-19)19 April 1974 (aged 34) 0 0 Heerenveen
11 4FW Ryan Babel (1986-12-19)19 December 1986 (aged 21) 25 5 Liverpool
12 3MF Hedwiges Maduro (1985-02-13)13 February 1985 (aged 23) 12 0 Valencia
13 2DF Calvin Jong-a-Pin (1986-08-18)18 August 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Heerenveen
14 3MF Evander Sno (1987-04-09)9 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Celtic
15 3MF Royston Drenthe (1987-04-08)8 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Real Madrid
16 4FW Roy Beerens (1987-12-22)22 December 1987 (aged 20) 0 0 Heerenveen
17 3MF Otman Bakkal (1985-02-27)27 February 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 PSV
18 1GK Kenneth Vermeer (1986-01-10)10 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Ajax

* Over-aged player.

Nigeria

The following is the Nigeria squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[8]

Head coach: Samson Siasia
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ambruse Vanzekin (1986-07-14)14 July 1986 (aged 22) 30 0 Akwa United
2 2DF Chibuzor Okonkwo (1988-12-16)16 December 1988 (aged 19) 8 0 Bayelsa United
4 2DF Onyekachi Apam (1986-12-30)30 December 1986 (aged 21) 30 1 Nice
5 2DF Dele Adeleye (1988-12-25)25 December 1988 (aged 19) 27 0 Sparta Rotterdam
6 3MF Monday James (1986-10-19)19 October 1986 (aged 21) 19 0 Bayelsa United
7 4FW Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi (1986-06-01)1 June 1986 (aged 22) 25 6 Hoffenheim
8 3MF Sani Kaita (1986-05-02)2 May 1986 (aged 22) 25 1 Sparta Rotterdam
9 4FW Victor Nsofor Obinna (1987-03-25)25 March 1987 (aged 21) 29 11 Chievo
10 3MF Promise Isaac (c) (1987-12-02)2 December 1987 (aged 20) 27 9 Trabzonspor
11 4FW Solomon Okoronkwo (1987-03-02)2 March 1987 (aged 21) 6 0 Hertha BSC
12 3MF Oluwafemi Ajilore (1985-01-18)18 January 1985 (aged 23) 3 0 Groningen
13 2DF Olubayo Adefemi (1985-08-13)13 August 1985 (aged 22) 27 5 Hapoel Bnei Lod
14 4FW Peter Odemwingie* (1981-07-15)15 July 1981 (aged 27) 25 6 Lokomotiv Moscow
15 2DF Efe Ambrose (1988-10-18)18 October 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 Kaduna United
16 4FW Victor Anichebe (1988-04-23)23 April 1988 (aged 20) 5 2 Everton
17 3MF Emmanuel Ekpo (1987-12-20)20 December 1987 (aged 20) 6 3 Columbus Crew
18 1GK Ikechukwu Ezenwa (1988-10-16)16 October 1988 (aged 19) 26 0 Ocean Boys
19 3MF Oladapo Olufemi (1988-05-11)11 May 1988 (aged 20) 12 0 Boavista

* Over-aged player.

United States

The following is the United States squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9]

Head coach: Piotr Nowak
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Chris Seitz (1987-03-12)12 March 1987 (aged 21) 7 0 Real Salt Lake
2 2DF Marvell Wynne (1986-05-08)8 May 1986 (aged 22) 5 0 Toronto FC
3 2DF Michael Orozco (1986-02-07)7 February 1986 (aged 22) 4 0 San Luis
4 3MF Michael Bradley (1987-07-31)31 July 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Heerenveen
5 3MF Dax McCarty (1987-04-30)30 April 1987 (aged 21) 5 0 FC Dallas
6 2DF Maurice Edu (1986-04-18)18 April 1986 (aged 22) 5 0 Toronto FC
7 3MF Stuart Holden (1985-08-01)1 August 1985 (aged 23) 6 0 Houston Dynamo
8 3MF Danny Szetela (1987-06-17)17 June 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Brescia
9 4FW Charlie Davies (1986-06-25)25 June 1986 (aged 22) 6 1 Hammarby
10 3MF Benny Feilhaber (1985-01-19)19 January 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 Derby County
11 4FW Freddy Adu (1989-06-02)2 June 1989 (aged 19) 3 4 Monaco
12 4FW Jozy Altidore (1989-11-06)6 November 1989 (aged 18) 6 0 Villarreal
13 2DF Patrick Ianni (1985-06-15)15 June 1985 (aged 23) 5 1 Houston Dynamo
14 3MF Robbie Rogers (1987-05-12)12 May 1987 (aged 21) 2 1 Columbus Crew
15 2DF Michael Parkhurst* (1984-01-24)24 January 1984 (aged 24) 0 0 New England Revolution
16 3MF Sacha Kljestan (1985-09-09)9 September 1985 (aged 22) 7 1 Chivas USA
17 4FW Brian McBride* (c) (1972-06-19)19 June 1972 (aged 36) 0 0 Chicago Fire
18 1GK Brad Guzan* (1984-09-09)9 September 1984 (aged 23) 0 0 Aston Villa

* Over-aged player.

Alternates

Group C

Belgium

The following is the Belgium squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[10]

Head coach: Jean-François de Sart
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Logan Bailly (1985-12-27)27 December 1985 (aged 22) 13 0 Racing Genk
2 2DF Sepp de Roover* (1984-11-12)12 November 1984 (aged 23) 7 0 Groningen
3 2DF Vincent Kompany (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 22) 1 0 Hamburg
4 2DF Thomas Vermaelen (1985-11-14)14 November 1985 (aged 22) 16 1 Ajax
5 2DF Sébastien Pocognoli (1987-08-01)1 August 1987 (aged 21) 19 1 AZ
6 3MF Marouane Fellaini (1987-11-22)22 November 1987 (aged 20) 10 0 Standard Liège
7 4FW Tom de Mul (1986-03-04)4 March 1986 (aged 22) 32 5 Sevilla
8 3MF Faris Haroun (1985-09-22)22 September 1985 (aged 22) 30 5 Racing Genk
9 4FW Kevin Mirallas (1987-10-05)5 October 1987 (aged 20) 12 6 Lille
10 3MF Jan Vertonghen (1987-04-24)24 April 1987 (aged 21) 6 0 Ajax
11 3MF Maarten Martens* (c) (1984-07-02)2 July 1984 (aged 24) 32 8 AZ
12 1GK Yves Makabu-Makalambay (1986-01-31)31 January 1986 (aged 22) 9 0 Hibernian
13 2DF Laurent Ciman (1985-08-05)5 August 1985 (aged 23) 22 1 Club Brugge
14 3MF Landry Mulemo (1986-09-17)17 September 1986 (aged 21) 18 0 Standard Liège
15 2DF Jeroen Simaeys (1985-05-12)12 May 1985 (aged 23) 3 0 Club Brugge
16 3MF Anthony Vanden Borre (1987-10-24)24 October 1987 (aged 20) 15 2 Genoa
17 4FW Stijn de Smet (1985-03-27)27 March 1985 (aged 23) 25 3 Cercle Brugge
18 4FW Mousa Dembélé (1987-07-16)16 July 1987 (aged 21) 2 0 AZ
19 3MF Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe[n 1] (1989-02-02)2 February 1989 (aged 19) 3 0 Hamburg
22 1GK Yves de Winter[n 2] (1987-05-25)25 May 1987 (aged 21) 6 0 Westerlo

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Stijn De Smet who was injured during the competition
  2. ^ Replaces Vincent Kompany who was returned to his club during the competition

Brazil

The following is the Brazil squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[11]

Head coach: Dunga
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Diego Alves (1985-06-24)24 June 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 Almería
2 2DF Rafinha (1985-09-07)7 September 1985 (aged 22) 1 0 Schalke 04
3 2DF Alex Silva (1985-03-10)10 March 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 São Paulo
4 2DF Thiago Silva* (1984-09-22)22 September 1984 (aged 23) 0 0 Fluminense
5 3MF Hernanes (1985-05-29)29 May 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 São Paulo
6 2DF Marcelo (1988-05-12)12 May 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Real Madrid
7 3MF Anderson (1988-04-13)13 April 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Manchester United
8 3MF Lucas Leiva (1987-01-09)9 January 1987 (aged 21) 1 0 Liverpool
9 4FW Alexandre Pato (1989-09-02)2 September 1989 (aged 18) 2 1 Milan
10 3MF Ronaldinho* (c) (1980-03-21)21 March 1980 (aged 28) 19 15 Milan
11 3MF Ramires (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 21) 2 0 Cruzeiro
12 1GK Renan (1985-01-24)24 January 1985 (aged 23) 2 0 Internacional
13 2DF Ilsinho (1985-10-12)12 October 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Shakhtar Donetsk
14 2DF Breno (1989-10-13)13 October 1989 (aged 18) 2 0 Bayern Munich
15 3MF Diego (1985-02-28)28 February 1985 (aged 23) 13 5 Werder Bremen
16 3MF Thiago Neves (1985-02-27)27 February 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 Fluminense
17 4FW Rafael Sóbis (1985-06-17)17 June 1985 (aged 23) 1 0 Real Betis
18 4FW (1987-03-20)20 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Manchester City

* Over-aged player.

China

The following is the China squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[12]

Head coach: Yin Tiesheng
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Qiu Shengjiong (1985-09-01)1 September 1985 (aged 22) 6 0 Shanghai Shenhua
2 3MF Tan Wangsong (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 22) 14 2 Tianjin Teda
3 2DF Feng Xiaoting (1985-10-22)22 October 1985 (aged 22) 20 5 Dalian Shide
4 2DF Yuan Weiwei (1985-11-25)25 November 1985 (aged 22) 16 2 Shandong Luneng
5 2DF Li Weifeng* (1978-12-01)1 December 1978 (aged 29) 106 15 Shanghai Shenhua
6 3MF Zhou Haibin (1985-07-19)19 July 1985 (aged 23) 41 8 Shandong Luneng
7 4FW Hao Junmin (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 21) 15 3 Tianjin Teda
8 3MF Zheng Zhi* (c) (1980-08-20)20 August 1980 (aged 27) 78 23 Charlton Athletic
9 4FW Gao Lin (1986-02-14)14 February 1986 (aged 22) 16 5 Shanghai Shenhua
10 4FW Han Peng* (1983-09-13)13 September 1983 (aged 24) 23 6 Shandong Luneng
11 3MF Chen Tao (1985-03-11)11 March 1985 (aged 23) 31 11 Changsha Ginde
12 3MF Cui Peng (1987-05-31)31 May 1987 (aged 21) 13 1 Shandong Luneng
13 3MF Shen Longyuan (1985-03-02)2 March 1985 (aged 23) 14 2 Shanghai Shenhua
14 2DF Wan Houliang (1986-02-25)25 February 1986 (aged 22) 6 0 Shaanxi Chanba
15 4FW Jiang Ning (1986-09-01)1 September 1986 (aged 21) 11 4 Qingdao Jonoon
16 3MF Zhao Xuri (1985-12-03)3 December 1985 (aged 22) 19 5 Dalian Shide
17 4FW Dong Fangzhuo (1985-01-23)23 January 1985 (aged 23) 26 3 Manchester United
18 1GK Liu Zhenli (1985-06-26)26 June 1985 (aged 23) 4 0 Qingdao Jonoon
20 4FW Zhu Ting[n 1] (1985-07-15)15 July 1985 (aged 23) 21 3 Dalian Shide

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Chen Tao who was injured during the competition

New Zealand

The following is the New Zealand squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[13]

Head coach: Stu Jacobs
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jacob Spoonley (1987-03-03)3 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Wellington Phoenix
2 2DF Aaron Scott (1986-07-18)18 July 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Waikato FC
3 2DF Ian Hogg (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 (aged 18) 0 0 Hawke's Bay United
4 3MF Cole Peverley (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Hawke's Bay United
5 2DF Ryan Nelsen* (c) (1977-10-18)18 October 1977 (aged 30) 32 6 Blackburn Rovers
6 2DF Michael Boxall (1988-08-18)18 August 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 UC Santa Barbara
7 3MF Simon Elliott* (1974-06-10)10 June 1974 (aged 34) 48 6 Fulham
8 4FW Craig Henderson (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Dartmouth College
9 4FW Daniel Ellensohn (1985-08-09)9 August 1985 (aged 22) 1 0 Team Wellington
10 4FW Chris Killen* (1981-10-08)8 October 1981 (aged 26) 21 8 Celtic
11 3MF Jeremy Brockie (1987-10-07)7 October 1987 (aged 20) 7 0 Hawke's Bay United
12 2DF Steven Old (1986-02-17)17 February 1986 (aged 22) 14 1 Macarthur Rams
13 3MF Shaun van Rooyen (1987-04-27)27 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Waikato FC
14 2DF Cole Tinkler (1986-05-05)5 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Team Wellington
15 4FW Greg Draper (1989-08-13)13 August 1989 (aged 18) 0 0 Wellington Phoenix
16 2DF Sam Jenkins (1987-02-17)17 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Hawke's Bay United
17 4FW Sam Messam (1986-03-02)2 March 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Hawke's Bay United
18 1GK Liam Little (1986-07-27)27 July 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Otago United

* Over-aged player.

Group D

Cameroon

The following is the Cameroon squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[14]

Head coach: Martin Ndtoungou
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amour Patrick Tignyemb (c) (1985-06-14)14 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Tonnerre Yaoundé
2 3MF Albert Baning (1985-03-09)9 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Paris Saint-Germain
3 2DF Antonio Ghomsi* (1984-04-22)22 April 1984 (aged 24) 0 0 Messina
4 2DF André Bikey (1985-01-08)8 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Reading
5 2DF Alexandre Song (1987-09-09)9 September 1987 (aged 20) 0 0 Arsenal
6 2DF Stéphane Mbia (1986-05-20)20 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Stade Rennes
7 4FW Marc Mboua (1987-02-26)26 February 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Cambuur
8 3MF Georges Mandjeck (1988-12-09)9 December 1988 (aged 19) 0 0 Stuttgart
9 3MF Franck Songo'o (1987-05-14)14 May 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Portsmouth
10 4FW Christian Bekamenga (1986-05-09)9 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Nantes
11 4FW Gustave Bebbe* (1982-06-22)22 June 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Ankaragücü
12 2DF Paul Rolland Bebey Kingué (1986-11-09)9 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Les Astres
13 2DF Nicolas N'Koulou (1990-03-27)27 March 1990 (aged 18) 0 0 Monaco
14 3MF Aurélien Chedjou (1985-06-20)20 June 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Lille
15 3MF Serge N'Gal (1986-01-13)13 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 União de Leiria
16 1GK Joslain Mayebi (1986-10-14)14 October 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Hakoah Ramat Gan
17 3MF Alain Junior Ollé Ollé (1987-04-11)11 April 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Freiburg
18 2DF Alexis Enam (1986-11-25)25 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Club Africain
22 2DF Adiaba Bondoa[n 1] (1987-01-02)2 January 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Dunajská Streda

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Alexis Enam who was injured during the competition

Honduras

The following is the Honduras squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[15]

Head coach: Gilberto Yearwood
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kevin Hernández (1985-12-21)21 December 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Victoria
2 2DF Quiarol Arzu (1985-03-03)3 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Platense
3 2DF David Molina (1988-03-14)14 March 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 Motagua
4 2DF Samuel Caballero* (1974-12-24)24 December 1974 (aged 33) 0 0 Changchun Yatai
5 2DF Erick Norales (1985-11-02)2 November 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Marathón
6 2DF Óscar Morales (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Real España
7 3MF Emil Martínez* (1982-09-09)9 September 1982 (aged 25) 0 0 Shanghai Shenhua
8 3MF Rigoberto Padilla (1985-12-01)1 December 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Hispano
9 4FW Carlos Pavón* (1973-10-09)9 October 1973 (aged 34) 0 0 Real España
10 3MF Ramón Núñez (1985-11-14)14 November 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Olimpia
11 4FW Luis Rodas (1985-01-03)3 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Motagua
12 3MF Jorge Claros (1986-01-08)8 January 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Motagua
13 3MF Hendry Thomas (c) (1985-02-23)23 February 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Olimpia
14 4FW Jefferson Bernardez (1987-03-27)27 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Motagua
15 4FW Luis López (1986-08-29)29 August 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Marathón
16 3MF Marvin Sánchez (1986-11-02)2 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Platense
17 2DF David Álvarez (1985-12-05)5 December 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Marathón
18 1GK Obed Enamorado (1985-09-15)15 September 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Vida
20 3MF Edder Delgado[n 1] (1986-11-20)20 November 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Real España
21 4FW José Guity[n 2] (1985-05-19)19 May 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Marathón

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Erick Norales who was injured during the competition
  2. ^ Replaces Carlos Pavón who was injured during the competition

Italy

The following is the Italy squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[16]

Head coach: Pierluigi Casiraghi
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Emiliano Viviano (1985-12-01)1 December 1985 (aged 22) 30 0 Brescia
2 2DF Marco Motta (1986-05-14)14 May 1986 (aged 22) 52 6 Udinese
3 2DF Paolo De Ceglie (1986-09-17)17 September 1986 (aged 21) 13 2 Juventus
4 3MF Antonio Nocerino (c) (1985-04-09)9 April 1985 (aged 23) 39 0 Palermo
5 3MF Luca Cigarini (1986-06-20)20 June 1986 (aged 22) 21 1 Parma
6 2DF Domenico Criscito (1986-12-30)30 December 1986 (aged 21) 34 3 Genoa
7 3MF Riccardo Montolivo (1985-01-18)18 January 1985 (aged 23) 35 4 Fiorentina
8 3MF Claudio Marchisio (1986-01-19)19 January 1986 (aged 22) 9 1 Juventus
9 4FW Tommaso Rocchi* (1977-09-19)19 September 1977 (aged 30) 18 7 Lazio
10 4FW Sebastian Giovinco (1987-01-26)26 January 1987 (aged 21) 37 7 Juventus
11 4FW Giuseppe Rossi (1987-02-01)1 February 1987 (aged 21) 38 15 Villarreal
12 3MF Daniele Dessena (1987-05-10)10 May 1987 (aged 21) 22 6 Sampdoria
13 2DF Andrea Coda (1985-04-25)25 April 1985 (aged 23) 44 1 Udinese
14 4FW Robert Acquafresca (1987-09-11)11 September 1987 (aged 20) 22 8 Cagliari
15 2DF Salvatore Bocchetti (1986-11-30)30 November 1986 (aged 21) 6 0 Genoa
16 2DF Lorenzo De Silvestri (1988-05-23)23 May 1988 (aged 20) 50 23 Lazio
17 4FW Ignazio Abate (1986-11-12)12 November 1986 (aged 21) 17 2 Torino
18 1GK Andrea Consigli (1987-01-27)27 January 1987 (aged 21) 41 0 Atalanta
20 3MF Antonio Candreva[n 1] (1987-02-28)28 February 1987 (aged 21) 28 1 Livorno
21 3MF Andrea Russotto[n 2] (1988-03-25)25 March 1988 (aged 20) 44 11 Napoli

* Over-aged player.

Notes
  1. ^ Replaces Claudio Marchisio who was injured during the competition
  2. ^ Replaces Tommaso Rocchi who was injured during the competition

South Korea

The following is the South Korea squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[17]

Head coach: Park Sung-wha
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jung Sung-ryong (1985-01-04)4 January 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2 3MF Shin Kwang-hoon (1987-03-18)18 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Pohang Steelers
3 2DF Kim Dong-jin* (1982-01-29)29 January 1982 (aged 26) 36 2 Zenit St. Petersburg
4 2DF Kang Min-soo (1986-02-14)14 February 1986 (aged 22) 0 0 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
5 2DF Kim Chang-soo (1985-09-12)12 September 1985 (aged 22) 0 0 Busan I'Park
6 2DF Kim Jin-kyu (c) (1985-02-16)16 February 1985 (aged 23) 25 3 FC Seoul
7 3MF Oh Jang-eun (1985-07-24)24 July 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Ulsan Hyundai
8 4FW Kim Jung-woo* (1982-05-09)9 May 1982 (aged 26) 0 0 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
9 4FW Shin Young-rok (1987-03-27)27 March 1987 (aged 21) 0 0 Suwon Samsung Bluewings
10 4FW Park Chu-young (1985-07-10)10 July 1985 (aged 23) 19 5 FC Seoul
11 3MF Lee Chung-yong (1988-07-02)2 July 1988 (aged 20) 0 0 FC Seoul
12 3MF Ki Sung-yueng (1989-01-24)24 January 1989 (aged 19) 0 0 FC Seoul
13 3MF Kim Seung-yong (1985-03-14)14 March 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Gwangju Sangmu
14 3MF Baek Ji-hoon (1985-02-28)28 February 1985 (aged 23) 12 0 Suwon Samsung Bluewings
15 2DF Kim Kun-hoan (1986-08-12)12 August 1986 (aged 21) 0 0 Kyung Hee University
16 3MF Cho Young-cheol (1989-05-31)31 May 1989 (aged 19) 0 0 Yokohama FC
17 4FW Lee Keun-ho (1985-04-11)11 April 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Daegu FC
18 1GK Song Yoo-geol (1985-02-16)16 February 1985 (aged 23) 0 0 Incheon United

* Over-aged player.

References

  1. ^ a b Regulations of the Olympic Football Tournaments
  2. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Argentina Squad List".  
  3. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Australia Squad List".  
  4. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Côte d'Ivoire Squad List".  
  5. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Serbia Squad List".  
  6. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Japan Squad List".  
  7. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Netherlands Squad List".  
  8. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Nigeria Squad List".  
  9. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – United States Squad List".  
  10. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Belgium Squad List".  
  11. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Brazil Squad List".  
  12. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – China Squad List".  
  13. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – New Zealand Squad List".  
  14. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Cameroon Squad List".  
  15. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Honduras Squad List".  
  16. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Italy Squad List".  
  17. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – South Korea Squad List".  
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