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First announced in Colombia and Argentina, the 2021 Copa America will finally take place in Brazil, from Sunday June 13 to Saturday July 10, the South American Football Confederation, Conmebol announced on Monday.
The 2021 Copa America, which was to take place in Colombia and Argentina, will finally be organized in Brazil from June 13 to July 10, the South American Football Confederation, Conmebol announced on Monday (May 31).
“The Conmebol Copa America 2021 will be played in Brazil. The start and end dates of the tournament have been confirmed,” the South American body said on its Twitter account.
O Brasil will receive a CONMEBOL @CopaAmerica 2021! O melhor futebol do mundo levará alegria e paixão a milhões de sul-americanos. A CONMEBOL agradece ao presidente @jairbolsonaro e sua team, assim como to Confederação Brasileira de Futebol @CBF_Futebol,
– CONMEBOL 🇧🇷 (@CONMEBOLBR) May 31, 2021
A few hours earlier, Argentina had announced that it was giving up the organization of the tournament due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Colombia had thrown in the towel ten days earlier following social unrest.