The South American Football Confederation announced that it received a “strict protocol” by the government of Argentina to organize, in its entirety, the America’s Cup 2021, after the assigned parties will be withdrawn to Colombia due to the difficulties to host it due to the coronavirus pandemic and the public order situation.
“The Argentine government presented CONMEBOL with a strict protocol for the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021 to be held in the country. In a meeting that took place in Quinta de Olivos, the organizational and logistical aspects were evaluated -with the eventual authorization of additional venues- and everything concerning sanitary protocols “, Conmebol reported.
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It was also reported that the Ministry of Health of Argentina will be in charge of carrying out the respective studies to issue a final position.
“The analysis of the dispute of this CONMEBOL Copa América and its sanitary protocols so that it can be organized in the country will remain under the rigorous study of officials of the Ministry of Health of the Argentine Republic. This was agreed by the President of the Argentine Republic, Alberto Fernández, and the head of CONMEBOL, Alejandro Domínguez, in a meeting this afternoon, “reported Conmebol.
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Unofficially, it has been reported that some stadiums in Argentina have been inspected by Conmebol to enable them as venues for the Copa América, which should have its inauguration on June 11.