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Copa America - 3 things you need to know

Wed 15 May 2019 | 6:05

Copa America 2019 kicks off on June 14th in Brazil and here are the things you need to know.

Copa America 2019 is set to get underway on June 14th tillJune 7th, when the final will be held at Maracana. Heavyweights like Brazil, Argentina and Chile will be at their best while the Like of Uruguay and and Colombia could never be counted out. 

Now let's take a look at some interesting fact form this competition.

1.Participating teams

The ten nations, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Coombia, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay will participate as the regular teams. AFC Cup champions Qatar along with most successful Asian team, Japan, are also two invitees to the tournament, a tradition which goes back to 1993.

2.Most successful teams

The 'Celeste' have lifted the trophy a record 15 times and are considered on of the heavuweights win it again this Year. Messi's Argentina are in the second place, having won the competition 14 times and finishing second in the last two tournaments.

3.The Final in Maracana

Brazil's legendary stadium, Maracana, will be the host to Copa America's final on July 7th. The opening match between Brazil and Bolivia will be held in Morumbi stadium in São Paulo on June 14th.


source: SportMob