46th edition of South American largest football competition Copa America 2019 starting soon. 10 teams from Latin America and 2 teams invited from Asia those are Japan and Qatar.
COPA AMERICA 2019 SCHEDULE
|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|
|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|
|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|
|6 July 2019||Match 25||Match 23 (L) vs Match 24 (L)||Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo|
|7 July 2019||Match 26||Match 23 (W) vs Match 24 (W)||Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro|
Upcoming season of Copa America will be the 46th edition of CA. It will be hosted in Brazil in 2019 which will be the 5th times for Brazil to host this tournament. Basically, CA is a South America’s largest football competition where only CONMEBOL teams participate. So, in next season it will be the same. Copa America 2019 was to be placed in Chile but it was changed to Brazil due to an agreement which was approved by CONMEBOL.
Total twelves teams will compete in upcoming edition of CA 2019. Among the, almost ten are already selected by now. The rest two teams are not announced yet. They will be invited from the outside of CONMEBOL. Here we present the participants list below.
# Participants in CA 2019:
- Brazil (Host)
- Japan (Invited)
- Qatar (Invited)
Since the beginning of this south American competition in 1916, total eight teams have won the titles. Among them, Uruguay is the most successful team by winning 15th tiles where Argentina is in 2nd position with 14 trophies of CA. Team Brazil have got eight titles. Chile, Paraguay and Peru won two titles each where Bolivia and Colombia won one trophy each.
Last season in 2016 which was the centennial event of CA, Chile defeated Argentina in final by penalty shoot out which was the pathetic news for Argentina because they are still the number #1 team and also was the hot favourite. They defeated Chile in the same tournament in group stage but due to bad luck they again tested the lose in final which was just the repeat of 2015 final.
Copa America 2019 will be played according to round robin formation. Total twelves teams will be divided into three groups where four teams in each. Every team will play three matches against others. At the end of the group stage, top two teams from each group along with two best placed 3rd teams will qualify for next quarter final.
Though CA generally placed once after every four years since the beginning but upcoming season will be placed after three years. Cause last season of CA was the anniversary competition. Due to the completion of hundred years of Copa America, in 2016 it was hosted in United States where total sixteen teams had competed. Both CONMEBOL and CONCACAF arranged that centennial event of CA. So, upcoming season will be placed in regular time.
According to the last season, total ten venues in United States were selected for the season of CA 2016. In upcoming season, the venues are to be announced. The venues in Brazil would probably based on FIFA World Cup 2014.
The CA is one of the most prestigious which is currently considered the world’s 3rd largest as well as top south America football competition. It is also one of the most viewed sporting event and so, the next event in Brazil will broadcast throughout the world. Till now, some satellite networks have confirmed to broadcast next season. Network Ten will broadcast in Australia, Rede Globo in Brazil, Caracol TV in Colombia, TV Tokyo in Japan, IRIB will show in Iran, Televisa and TV Azteca holds the right to broadcast in Mexico, BT Sports will show in United Kingdom and Univision and Telemundo have confirmed to telecast this biggest tournament in United States.