21 November 2023, 02:44 pm
After two seasons, Copa America, the best tournament of South America, is returning to the United States. 6 CONCACAF teams will participate along with 10 CONMABLE teams. The tournament will be held in 2024 with the participation of 16 teams for the second time in history.
South American football governing body CONMEBOL announced the date of the scheduled tournament in advance. The next Copa America will start on June 20, 2024 in the United States. The curtain will come down on July 14. Conmable has revealed the venue for the opening and final matches.
The opening match will be played at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Where the current champion Argentina is likely to have a match. Apart from this, the final will be held at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on July 14. Copper draw will be held on December 7. After that, the complete schedule and which cities will be played will be known.
Argentina is the current Copa America champion. Lionel Messi’s team missed out on the golden trophy in the last World Cup in Qatar. There is uncertainty about the game of the Argentine superstar in the 2026 World Cup. However, he wants to play in the upcoming Copa America. This year he joined the American club Inter Miami. Which will add extra dimension to the event.
The next World Cup will be held in the United States, Mexico and Canada in 2026. Football pundits are calling the Copa America a world stage rehearsal for Messi-Neymar for good reason. So the teams are looking forward to the battle of the continent.