The pandemic breakthrough halted much of the sports activities in 2020. That included the postponement of the long-awaited Tokio Olympic Games and the Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship too, as both were moved to 2021. Finally, months before the main event takes place, the Concacaf qualifiers for the Olympics began

After so much time, the excitement is back as there's a lot of expectation to see which countries from the region will be represented at Tokio. In the last edition of the Concacaf Qualifiers, Mexico and Honduras were the two teams that made their way into Río 2016.

It's been a long time since then, and a year later due to unexpected circumstances, we already know which Concacaf sides are going to take part in the Olympic Games. Here, find out everything about the new edition of the Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship. Check out the schedule, bracket, format, results, key dates, and TV channels to watch it in the US.

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Format

Eight Concacaf U-23 Men National Teams compete for two Tokio 2020 spots. The winner and the runner-up will be awarded those places to play in the main event of sports. The pre olympic competition is held in Guadalajara, Mexico, at the stadiums Akron and Jalisco. The eight sides will be divided into two groups of four teams each, and the first two of both will advance to the semifinals. The ones who get to the final qualify to the Tokio Olympic Games.

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Teams & Groups

Group A

. Mexico
. United States
. Costa Rica
. República Dominicana

Group B

. Honduras
. Canada
. El Salvador
. Haiti

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Schedule

The tournament take place from March 18 to 30 at Guadalajara, Mexico. The group stage was played from March 18 to 25. Semifinals will be held on March 28th, at Estadio Jalisco and the final with the two qualified teams will take place on March 30 at Estadio Akron. 

First round

. United States vs Costa Rica - March 18th
. Mexico vs Dominican Republic - March 18th
. Honduras vs Haiti - March 19th
. Canada vs El Salvador - March 19th

Second Round
. Dominican Republic vs United States - March 21st
. Costa Rica vs Mexico - March 21st
. Haiti vs Canada - March 22nd
. El Salvador vs Honduras - March 22nd

Third round
. Costa Rica vs Dominican Republic, March 24th
. United States vs Mexico, March 24th
. El Salvador vs Haiti, March 25th
. Honduras vs Canada, March 25th

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Results

First round

. United States 1-0 Costa Rica
. Mexico 4-1 Dominican Republic
. Honduras 3-0 Haiti
. Canada 2-0 El Salvador

Second round

. Dominican Republic 0-4 United States
. Costa Rica 0-3 Mexico
. Haiti 0-0 Canada
. El Salvador 1-1 Honduras

Semifinals:

. Honduras 2 United States 1
. Mexico 2 Canada 0

* Honduras and Mexico qualified for the Summer Olympics

Final: 

. Honduras 1 Mexico 1 (Mexico won 5-4 on penalties)

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Key Dates

Group Stage

Thursday, March 18th at Estadio Jalisco
. United States vs Costa Rica - 5 PM (ET)
. Mexico vs República Dominicana - 7:30 PM (ET)

Sunday, March 21st at Estadio Akron
. República Dominicana vs United States - 7 PM (ET)
. Costa Rica vs Mexico - 9:30 PM (ET)

Monday, March 22nd at Estadio Akron
. El Salvador vs Honduras - 8:30 PM (ET)

Wednesday, March 24th at Estadio Jalisco
. Mexico vs United States 9:30 PM (ET)

Thursday, March 25th at Estadio Jalisco
. Honduras vs Canada - 9:30 PM (ET)

Semifinals
Sunday, March 28th at Estadio Jalisco
. Honduras vs United States - 6 PM (ET)
. Mexico vs Canada - 9 PM (ET)

Final
Tuesday, March 30 at Estadio Akron
. Honduras vs Mexico - 9 PM (ET)

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship Bracket 

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship final round (concacaf.com).

2021 Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship TV channels

Every match of the Concacaf Men's Olympic Qualifying will be broadcasted in the US by Fox Sports and TUDN.