Football 5-a-side at the 2020 Summer Paralympics will be held at the Aomi Urban Sports Venue in Tokyo. The game is played using a small ball with a bell inside that makes a noise as it moves to aid the players in their movements.
Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side will be 8 male teams who will compete in the competition. Each team must have a maximum of fifteen squad members: eight outfield players, two goalkeepers with the other members being one guide, one coach with an assistant coach, along with a doctor and physiotherapist.
The Tokyo Paralympic Games, scheduled to be held between August 24 and September 5, will be the first time Eurosport broadcasts a global multi-sport event. A full schedule of Paralympic TV listings is available here.
Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side 2020 Complete Schedule
Date: 29 August to 4 September
Venues: Aomi Urban Sports Park
Coverage: BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website
Date and Time: Sun 29 Aug. 9:00 - 13:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, Japan vs France
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, Brazil vs China
Date and Time: Sun 29 Aug. 16:30 - 18:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Argentina vs Morocco
Date and Time: Sun 29 Aug. 19:30 - 21:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Spain vs Thailand
Date and Time: Mon 30 Aug. 9:00 - 13:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, China vs France
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, Brazil vs Japan
Date and Time: Mon 30 Aug. 16:30 - 18:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Thailand vs Morocco
Date and Time: Mon 30 Aug. 19:30 - 21:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Spain vs Argentina
Date and Time: Tue 31 Aug. 9:00 - 13:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, Japan vs China
Men's Preliminary Round Group A, France vs Brazil
Date and Time: Tue 31 Aug. 16:30 - 18:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Argentina vs Thailand
Date and Time: Tue 31 Aug. 19:30 - 21:00
Men's Preliminary Round Group B, Morocco vs Spain
Date and Time: Thu 2 Sep. 9:00 - 13:00
Men's Team 7-8 Classification Match
Men's Team 5-6 Classification Match
Date and Time: Thu 2 Sep. 16:30 - 18:00
Men's Team Semifinal 1
Date and Time: Thu 2 Sep. 19:30 - 21:00
Men's Team Semifinal 2
Date and Time: Sat 4 Sep. 11:30 - 13:00
Men's Team Bronze Medal Match
Date and Time: Sat 4 Sep. 17:30 - 19:35
Men's Team Gold Medal Match
Men's Team Victory Ceremony
How To watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side NBC/Peacock
You can watch live coverage across NBC, NBCSN, and the Olympic Channel, which plans to broadcast more than 1,200 hours of programming, according to the International Paralympic Committee.
NBC is home to the Paralympic Games, so tune into your local NBC station for primetime coverage. You can also watch the games streaming on NBC Paralympic Games.com, NBC Sports, and Peacock.
Peacock’s Olympic coverage will be on the service’s Tokyo NOW channel and begin streaming on July 24, with live competition’s from 6-11 a.m. ET on Tokyo LIVE, followed by Tokyo Gold from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT, featuring big moments from the days’ competitions.
Two more programs will also stream On Her Turf at the Paralympic Games — which focuses on female athletes — will stream from 7-7:30 p.m. ET, and Tokyo Tonight will bring all the highlights of the day from 7:30 p.m. to midnight ET.
You can subscribe to Peacock, which has a free tier, to get Olympic coverage, and NBC is available on several live TV streaming services
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side in the US
The same US broadcaster that had the Olympics has the rights to the Paralympics as well. This is NBC, which is available on all cable TV packages.
You can also catch coverage on NBCSN and the dedicated NBC Olympics channel.
NBC did broadcast the Olympics in 4K for Xfinity, Dish Network and DirecTV customers, so this also may be the case for the Paralympics.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side online in the UK
The BBC always goes all out with its coverage of the Paralympic Games – and best of all that means you can tune in for FREE.
If you’re not in front of a TV, BBC iPlayer is the best way to live stream Tokyo 2020. As a national broadcaster, it doesn’t cost a penny to stream if you’re located in the UK (though you should possess a valid TV license).
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side Games Live Stream in Canada
Sportsnet, TSN and CBC will let you watch the action from Tokyo online, too – either by registering with details of your pay TV provider, or by signing up for a standalone streaming package.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side Live stream in Australia
It’s great news for Aussie sports fans, as you can watch the 2020 Paralympic Games for FREE Down Under, thanks to Channel 7.
And if you’d like to stream the action from Tokyo online instead, Channel 7’s coverage is also available to watch via the network’s 7Plus streaming service.
How to watch Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side Live Stream in New Zealand
You can also stream the action online via the free TVNZ OnDemand streaming service, and through Sky Go.
The Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform is another option, with a weekly pass costing $19.99.
If you’re away from New Zealand right now, use a VPN and you’ll be streaming the Paralympic Games in no time at all.
Tokyo Paralympics Football five-a-side Worldwide TV Guide
Australia: Seven Network
Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
Brazil: Grupo Globo
Canada: CBC/Radio-Canada Sportsnet TSN TLN
Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax
Czech Republic: ČT
Estonia: Eesti Meedia
Europe: Discovery Communications Eurosport
France: France Télévisions Canal+
Germany: ARD ZDF
Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
Japan: Japan Consortium
Latin America: América Móvil
MENA: beIN Sports
Malaysia : Astro, RTM
New Zealand: Sky Television
North Korea: SBS
Oceania[iii]: Sky Television
South Africa: SABC SuperSport
South Korea: SBS
Sub-Saharan Africa: Kwesé Sports
Sweden: Kanal 5
Switzerland: SRG SSR
Ukraine UA: PBC
United Kingdom: BBC/Eurosport
United States: NBCUniversal