March 29, 2023

Copa America 2024 will be played in the United States and will feature Concacaf teams

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The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and the North, Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation (Concacaf) announced this Friday (27) a “strategic agreement” which includes hosting the 2024 Copa America in the United States. In addition to organizing club competition with participation of teams from three continents.

According to the report, the tournament, where Argentina is the defending champion, will be held in the United States next year. In addition to the 10 South American teams, six of Concacaf’s best teams will play as guests in the tournament.

Countries from this association will qualify for the Copa America through the CONCACAF Nations League 2023/2024.

“The agreement will support men’s national teams in preparation for the next World Cup through an expanded Copa America, along with the six elite Concacaf teams organized in the 2026 FIFA World Cup host region,” a statement on the CONMEBOL website said. .

Argentina won the last Copa America trophy Brazil In 2021, in a historic final against the hosts at the Maracana. It was the first official title for the Alviseleste team since 1993. Lionel Scaloni’s side won the final 1-0 thanks to Angel Di Maria’s goal.

With information from CNN