|FIFA code COL|
Best result 7th (2016)
Head coach Carlos Restrepo
|Appearances 5 (first in 1968)|
Captain Teófilo Gutiérrez
|Nickname(s) Los Cafeteros (The Coffee growers)|
Association Colombian Football Federation
The Colombia Olympic football team represents Colombia at the Summer Olympic Games and in international under-23 football competitions and is overseen by the Colombian Football Federation.
The team played its first match in 1950. From that year to 1992 the team played as a Colombia national amateur football team. Since 1992, the team played as Colombia national under-23 football team until 2004, when the qualification for the Olympic Games was changed to South American Youth Football Championship for under-20 teams (before this, the qualification tournament was CONMEBOL Men Pre-Olympic Tournament). The team was inactive since 2004, however with the qualification to the 2016 Summer Olympics qualification play-off the team was resurrected.
Competitive record*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks. **Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won. ***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.
Champions Runners-up Third Place Fourth place
Schedule and results
Win Draw Loss
The following is the Colombia squad in the men's football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team of 18 players was officially named on 14 July. William Tesillo, Dorlan Pabón and Teófilo Gutiérrez were the three over-aged players selected to play in the games.
Caps and goals updated as 14 August 2016.
Note: Names in italics denote players that have been called up to the senior team.
The following players have been recently called up in the last 12 months.