Copa America 2019: Host Country, Teams, Groups, Schedule And Fixtures

Copa America 2019: Host Country, Teams, Groups, Schedule And Fixtures

                Copa America 2019 Host Country, Teams, Groups, Schedule, Fixtures: The 2019 Copa América is going to be the 46th edition of this amazing tournament, the quadrennial international men’s association football championship which is organized by football ruling body CONMEBOL of South America. The tournament is going to be held in Brazil. This year in 2019, the defending champions who are also the two-time defending champions are Chile. Chile has won the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament.

When is Copa America 2019?

The 2019 Copa America is all set to get started on June 14 and it is going to carry on for three weeks until the final which will be held on July 7.

Group games are going to finish on June 24 and there is going to be a three-day break in advance of knockout fixtures which will be played from June 27.

Copa America 2019 Host Country

In the beginning, the 2019 Copa América was to be hosted by Chile, however, Brazil was due to host the 2015 Copa América, because of the CONMEBOL’s rotation policy of competitions being held in alphabetic order.

On the other hand, due to the organization of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics in that nation, Brazil made the decision in contradiction of also hosting the 2015 Copa América.

After which Brazil and Chile’s Football Federations deliberated and talk over the idea of exchanging around the order of being hosts of the 2015 and 2019 championships. This agreement was then permitted by CONMEBOL in the year 2012.

The 2019 Copa America is going to be the final edition played on odd years and with the total number of 12 teams. Starting in the year 2020, the competition is going to be held in the similar year as related tournaments such as the UEFA European Championship and will have a total number of 16 teams.

TV & Live Stream Copa America 2019

In the US, the competition is going to be broadcast in both Spanish as well as English, with Telemundo sealing the Spanish rights. beIN Sports is going to offer coverage in English.

Copa America 2019 Teams

There is a total number of 10 CONMEBOL representatives as well as two extra teams from the AFC, such as Qatar and Japan, who accepted invitations to take part in Copa America 2019.

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil (hosts)
  • Chile (title holders)
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Japan (invited team)
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Qatar (invited team)
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Copa America 2019 Groups

Copa America 2019: Host Country, Teams, Groups, Schedule And Fixtures

Group A

PosTeam
1Brazil (H)
2Peru
3Venezuela
4Bolivia

 

Group B

PosTeam
1Uruguay
2Chile
3Paraguay
4Qatar

 

Group C

PosTeam
1Argentina
2Colombia
3Japan
4Ecuador

 

Copa America 2019 Schedule and Fixtures

Copa America 2019: Host Country, Teams, Groups, Schedule And Fixtures

Group stage: June 14 to June 24

Group A Fixtures

DateTeamsTime (UK / ET)Location
June 14Brazil vs Bolivia1:30am / 8:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 15Venezuela vs Peru8pm / 3pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 18Bolivia vs Peru10:30pm / 5:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 18Brazil vs Venezuela1:30am / 8:30pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 22Peru vs Brazil8pm / 3pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 22Bolivia vs Venezuela8pm / 3pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

 

Group B Fixtures

DateTeamsTime (UK / ET)Location
June 15Argentina vs Colombia11pm / 6pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 16Paraguay vs Qatar8pm / 3pmEstadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
June 19Colombia vs Qatar10:30pm / 5:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 19Argentina vs Paraguay1:30am / 8:30pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
June 23Qatar vs Argentina8pm / 3pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 23Colombia vs Paraguay8pm / 3pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

 

Group C Fixtures

DateTeamsTime (UK / ET)Location
June 16Uruguay vs Ecuador11pm / 6pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
June 17Japan vs Chile12am / 7pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 20Uruguay vs Japan12am / 7pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 21Ecuador vs Chile12am / 7pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 24Chile vs Uruguay12am / 7pmEstadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
June 24Ecuador vs Japan12am / 7pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

 

Quarter-finals:

June 27 to June 29

 

27 June 2019

21:30

Winner Group A vs 3rd Group B/C

Arena do Grêmio, Porto Alegre

28 June 2019

16:00

Runner-up Group A vs Runner-up Group B

Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro

28 June 2019

20:00

Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group C

Arena Corinthians, São Paulo

29 June 2019

16:00

Winner Group C vs 3rd Group A/B

Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Semi-finals:

July 2 to 3

 

2 July 2019

21:30

Winner Match 19 vs Winner Match 21

Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte

3 July 2019

21:30

Winner Match 20 vs Winner Match 22

Arena do Grêmio, Porto Alegre

 

Third-place play-off:

July 6

6 July 2019

16:00

Loser Match 23 vs Loser Match 24

Arena Corinthians, São Paulo

 

Final:

July 7

7 July 2019

17:00

Winner Match 23 vs Winner Match 24

Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro

 

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