South Africa have discovered their group opponents in the 2020 Olympic Games after the draw was conducted at the Home of Fifa in Zurich on Wednesday.
David Notoane’s side are one of three teams representing Africa at the global tournament in Tokyo, Japan.
South Africa have been drawn in Group A alongside France and Mexico, as well as host nation Japan, who they will meet in their opening match of the tournament.
Meanwhile, Brazil and Germany were sent into Group D which also comprises Côte d’Ivoire, Saudi Arabia, while Egypt, Spain, Argentina and Australia make up Group C.
The men’s Olympic football tournaments will be played in a group stage, followed by quarter-finals, semi-finals and bronze- and gold-medal matches.
Olympics group-stage draw in full:
Group A: Japan, South Africa, Mexico, France
Group B: New Zealand, Korea Republic, Honduras, Romania
Group C: Egypt, Spain, Argentina, Australia
Group D: Brazil, Germany, Ivory Coast, Saudi Arabia
WATCH: The full Olympic draw here
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