CONMEBOL announced this Monday that the 47th edition of the Copa América, which should have been disputed last year and due to the covid-19 pandemic was postponed to this June 13, it will take place in Brazil.
“CONMEBOL @CopaAmerica 2021 will be played in Brazil! The start and end dates of the tournament have been confirmed. The venues and fixture will be informed by CONMEBOL in the next few hours. The oldest national team tournament in the world will make everyone vibrate the continent! “, the entity wrote in its official account of Twitter
The announcement comes eleven days after Colombia, immersed in a social conflict for more than a month, was left out of the organization As his proposal to postpone the tournament again until the end of the year was not accepted, and a day after Argentina had withdrawn from the organization due to the intensification of COVID-19 infections in this country.
The CONMEBOL @America Cup 2021 will be played in Brazil! Tournament start and end dates are confirmed. The venues and the fixture will be informed by CONMEBOL in the next few hours. The oldest national team tournament in the world will make the whole continent vibrate!
– CONMEBOL.com (@CONMEBOL) May 31, 2021