The official draw of much anticipated 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament was confirmed yesterday. The event will be played in United States from 3 to 26 June which features 16 teams from two confederations. Copa America 2015 finalists Chile and Argentina have been drawn in same group. Winner of this year’s event will not qualify for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup as Chile already entered for Russia’s confederations cup competition.
Panama and Bolivia are also placed in Group-D along with Argentina and Chile. Tournament hosts USA are placed in Group A alongside Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay. 2014 FIFA world cup hosts Brazil will be playing South American giants Ecuador, Peru and Haiti in Group-B matches. Copa America Centenario group-C consists of Mexico, Uruguay, Jamaica and Venezuela.
It will be 100th edition of Copa America since it’s inception in 1916.
Participating Teams in 2016 Copa America
- United States
- Costa Rica
Full Copa America Centenario Schedule
3 June 2016: United States vs. Colombia, Santa Clara, Calif.
4 June 2016: Costa Rica vs. Paraguay, Orlando
7 June 2016: United States vs. Costa Rica, Chicago
7 June 2016: Colombia vs. Paraguay, Pasadena, Calif.
11 June 2016: United States vs. Paraguay, Philadelphia
11 June 2016: Colombia vs. Costa Rica, Houston
4 June 2016: Haiti vs. Peru, Seattle
4 June 2016: Brazil vs. Ecuador, Pasadena, Calif.
8 June 2016: Brazil vs. Haiti, Orlando
8 June 2016: Ecuador vs. Peru, Glendale, Ariz.
12 June 2016: Ecuador vs. Haiti, East Rutherford, N.J.
12 June 2016: Brazil vs. Peru, Foxborough, Mass.
5 June 2016: Jamaica vs. Venezuela, Chicago
5 June 2016: Mexico vs. Uruguay, Glendale, Ariz.
9 June 2016: Mexico vs. Jamaica, Pasadena, Calif.
9 June 2016: Uruguay vs. Venezuela, Philadelphia
13 June 2016: Mexico vs. Venezuela, Houston
13 June 2016: Uruguay vs. Jamaica, Santa Clara, Calif.
6 June 2016: Panama vs. Bolivia, Orlando
6 June 2016: Argentina vs. Chile, Santa Clara, Calif.
10 June 2016: Chile vs. Bolivia, East Rutherford, N.J.
10 June 2016: Argentina vs. Panama, Chicago
14 June 2016: Chile vs. Panama, Philadelphia
14 June 2016: Argentina vs. Bolivia, Seattle