The Copa América 2024 already has confirmed venues for the opening and final

Conmebol began to provide information about the contest that will be held from June 20 in the United States.
Desmond Efe-Khaese
2023-11-21 11:53:31

The focus is first on finishing the last date of the year of the Qualifiers in the best way, but the continent’s teams know that before the World Cup there is a great tournament: the Copa América 2024 that will be played in the United States. Seven months before the start of that competition, Conmebol began to reveal some details.

It is now official that the opening match will be played on Thursday, June 20 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, with capacity for 71,000 spectators. Inaugurated in 2017 and with its retractable roof as a highlight of its design, the stage is the home of Atlanta United of Major League Soccer (MLS).

It was also confirmed that the final will be on Sunday, July 14 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. More than 75,000 people enter this multipurpose complex that hosted major concerts, the Miami Tennis Open and the Miami Formula 1 Grand Prix, among other events.


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The date of the Copa América draw

“We expect stadiums filled with the passion of the entire American continent for the opening and final of an unforgettable Copa América. In Atlanta, the ball will start rolling and will not stop for a month, until the final game in Miami. “They are magnificent stadiums in wonderful cities,” said the president of Conmebol, Alejandro Domínguez, on social networks.

The ten Conmebol teams will participate in the contest, including the defending champion Argentina, and six Concacaf teams that will qualify through the Nations League that is being developed and which has the United States and Panama as the first. in stamping the ticket.

The formation of the groups and the projection of the possible qualifying matches will be known when the draw is held, scheduled for December 7 in Miami. On the contrary, there is still no schedule to reveal the other venues of the tournament.