Copa America 2020
Copa America 2020 News
Already delayed by 12 months because of the pandemic, the Copa America nearly unravelled when original co-hosts Colombia and Argentina fell through at the last minute — the former because of violent anti-government protests, the latter because of a surge of COVID-19.
Argentina are due to host the opening match of the South American tournament on 13 June. The final will be played in Colombia on 10 July.
After weeks of speculation and mounting criticism at the delay in announcing a postponement, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC president Thomas Bach agreed Olympics would be rescheduled for the summer of 2021 at the latest.
Coronavirus pandemic: CONMEBOL postpones Copa America to 2021 in bid to finish suspended domestic leagues
South American football body CONMEBOL says the Copa America in Colombia and Argentina will be played between 11 June and 11 July of 2021