Brazil will host the Copa América, announced Conmebol – International Football – Sports

The Conmebol made official this Monday that the America Cup will repeat its 2019 headquarters in ete 2021: it will be played in Brazil.

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After weeks ago he was denied Colombia the request to postpone the tournament and that on Sunday Argentina claim not to be in sanitary conditions (due to the pandemic) to host the tournament, the Copa América had been left without a venue 12 days after its start.

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“Today I was talking with the president regarding the health situation, we analyzed in particular the epidemiological situation of Córdoba, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Tucumán, Santa Fe, in some they are venues for the Copa América … Until today they are venues, but of the We see that health diagnosis is very difficult for it to be played in Argentina, “said the Argentine Minister of Health.

Brazil, last champion of the Copa América.


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It is the third Copa América that he has held Brazil after the 1989 and 2019 edition.

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According to the entity that governs South American football, “the venues and the fixture will be informed by the Conmebol in the next few hours. “

Meanwhile, the “Rio de Janeiro” country last Sunday exceeded 460,000 deaths and 16.5 million cases, according to the Ministry of Health of that country.

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The Brazilian National Team is the last champion of the tournament, so it will face the 2021 edition as a local and current champion.

In this way, confirmation is expected by Conmebol on the opening match, which would be Argentina vs. chili, Sunday, June 13.

Colombia would have his debut on Monday June 14 against Bolivia. And the local Brazil would face Venezuela the same day.

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