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Chile line up prior to the Women Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 play-off second leg against Cameroon. Ali Yedek / @LaRoja

Women’s Olympic Football Tournament history

This will be Chile’s first appearance in the competition.

The road to Tokyo

La Roja’s quest to reach Tokyo 2020 began at the Copa America Femenina 2018, where they finished runners-up to Brazil courtesy of three wins, three draws and a solitary defeat – unsurprisingly against A Seleção in the final phase. Chile’s second-place finish earned them an intercontinental play-off against Cameroon, who they duly beat 2-1 on aggregate to seal their historic Olympic qualification.

The stat

2 – The Olympic Football Tournament is the second major event Chile’s ‘Golden Generation’ have debuted at, following the country’s maiden appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ at France 2019.

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