Japan’s Olympic group decided

Japan’s Olympic group decided

The Japan Under-23 national team learned their group stage opponents for the 2016 Rio Olympics on Thursday night following the draw in Rio de Janeiro.

Makoto Teguramori’s men will face Nigeria on August 4, Colombia on August 7, and Sweden on August 10.

Japan will be looking to improve on its fourth-place finish in London 2012 and earn the country’s first medal in the competition since the 1968 tournament in Mexico City.