Brazil to host for 2021 Copa America: Chief of Staff, Luiz Ramos from Brazil on Tuesday confirmed that Brazil will host the 2021 Copa America tournament across four different venues in the country.
It was on Monday, CONMEBOL, revealed that the South American tournament would once again host the event in Brazil. It was in the year 2019, Brazil hosted the Copa America tournament.
Earlier, two nations Argentina and Colombia were going to host the event, however, the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and also the ongoing social unrest in Colombia, led to the last-minute change of withdrawing them from hosting the event.
¡La CONMEBOL @CopaAmerica 2021 se jugará en Brasil! Las fechas de inicio y finalización del torneo están confirmadas. Las sedes y el fixture serán informados por la CONMEBOL en las próximas horas. ¡El torneo de selecciones más antiguo del mundo hará vibrar a todo el continente!
— CONMEBOL.com (@CONMEBOL) May 31, 2021
Which cities will host the Copa?
The four cities will host the Copa America event, which is yet to be decided. Nation’s capital Brasilia, Mato Grasso, Rio de Janeiro, and Goias will welcome South America’s best players between 13th June and 10th July.
The top-tier Serie A will be hosted in a large part of the city, mostly to avoid the large crowd in the stadium. Also with the surge in the Corona virus pandemic, most of the states have publicly refused to host the Copa Games, where currently South America is the world’s hardest-hit region.
Ramos has yet not revealed the names of the host city in Brazil, it is predicted that Rio de Janeiro’s Estadio Maracana will hold the finals, with two other groups will be played in one or more of the three additional states.