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Copa America 2019 Schedule, Dates, Teams, Venues

The 46th edition of Copa America has been scheduled to host in South American country Brazil in June 2019. The quadrennial men’s international football tournament will run from 14 June to 7 July. A total of 12 teams will be taking on each other to become champion.

2019 Copa America Details in Brief

Host nation: Brasil

Dates: 14 June to 7 July

Teams: 12

Venues: 6

Matches: 26

Title Defenders: Chile

Copa America 2019 Brasil logo

Copa America 2019 Brasil logo

Host Selection

Originally the 2019 Copa America was scheduled to be hosted by Chile but due to CONMEBOL’s rotation policy of events hosting in alphabetical order, Chilean federation was awarded 2015 Copa America while Brazil awarded 2019 season.

It will be last occasion when a Copa America championship be played during odd year. From now it will hold in even years and to be hosted in the same year that of UEFA European Championship.

Teams

There are 12 participating national soccer teams in the 46th Copa America in which 10 are CONMEBOL national teams meanwhile two are invited from Asian Football Federation (AFC). At the initial stage, it was planed to have 16 countries in the competition including three from CONCACAF and same from AFC. But at last South American federation invited two AFC teams Qatar and Japan.

It will be first time when an Arab country be playing in Copa America meanwhile Japan will be featuring in the 2019 Copa America after long time since 1999. Also it will be first occasion when there is no CONCACAF team participating in the American competition. Chile football team is the title defending champion in 46th Copa America.

Copa America 2019 teams

Copa America 2019 teams

The list of teams for Copa America 2019 are:

  1. Brazil
  2. Argentina
  3. Chile
  4. Bolivia
  5. Colombia
  6. Ecuador
  7. Japan
  8. Paraguay
  9. Qatar
  10. Peru
  11. Uruguay
  12. Venezuela

Read More: VAR to be used in 2019 Copa America

Venues

Five Brazilian cities  Sao Paulo, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre to host the 12-team Copa America. The list of six stadiums in 5 cities are:

  1. Maracana Stadium (Rio, Capacity: 74,750)
  2. Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador, Capacity: 52,000)
  3. Mineirao Stadium (Belo Horizonte, Capacity: 58,200)
  4. Allianz Parque (Sao Paulo, Capacity: 43,725)
  5. Morumbi Stadium (Sao Paulo, Capacity: 67,425)
  6. Arena De Gremio (Porto Alegre, Capacity: 55,660)

Groups

Group A: Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru

Group B: Argentina, Colombia, Paraguay, Qatar

Group C: Uruguay, Ecuador, Japan, Chile

Matches

The opening match of Copa America 2019 is scheduled to play on June 14 in Sao Paulo. Final to take place on 7th July in Rio De Janerio.

DATE MATCH FIXTURE VENUE
14 June 2019 Match 1 Brazil vs Bolivia Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo
15 June 2019 Match 2 Venezuela vs Peru Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
15 June 2019 Match 3 Argentina vs Colombia Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
16 June 2019 Match 4 Paraguay vs Qatar Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
16 June 2019 Match 5 Uruguay vs Ecuador Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
17 June 2019 Match 6 Japan vs Chile Estadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
18 June 2019 Match 7 Brazil vs Venezuela Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
18 June 2019 Match 8 Bolivia vs Peru Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
19 June 2019 Match 9 Argentina vs Paraguay Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
19 June 2019 Match 10 Colombia vs Qatar Estadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
20 June 2019 Match 11 Uruguay vs Japan Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
21 June 2019 Match 12 Ecuador vs Chile Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
22 June 2019 Match 13 Peru vs Brazil Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo
22 June 2019 Match 14 Bolivia vs Venezuela Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
23 June 2019 Match 15 Qatar vs Argentina Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
23 June 2019 Match 16 Colombia vs Paraguay Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
24 June 2019 Match 17 Chile vs Uruguay Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
24 June 2019 Match 18 Ecuador vs Japan Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Quarterfinals

27 June 2019 Match 19 Group A (W) vs Group B/C (3rd) Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
28 June 2019 Match 20 Group B (W) vs Group C (R) Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo
28 June 2019 Match 21 Group A (R) vs Group B (R) Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
29 June 2019 Match 22 Group C (W) vs Group A/B (3rd) Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Semi-finals

2 July 2019 Match 23 Match 19 (W) vs Match 21 (W) Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
3 July 2019 Match 24 Match 20 (W) vs Match 22 (W) Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre

Third Playoff

6 July 2019 Match 25 Match 23 (L) vs Match 24 (L) Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo

Final

7 July 2019 Match 26 Match 23 (W) vs Match 24 (W) Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

Download: Copa America 2019 schedule PDF

Which four teams do you think will qualify for semi-finals? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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