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South American Glory

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The pandemic-delayed Copa America will kick off on June 13 with the CONMEBOL nations looking to get their hands on South America’s premier international trophy. The tournament is jointly hosted by Argentina and Colombia, with Brazil being the defending champions.

The 10 nations are equally divided into Group A and Group B, also known as the North and South zones. Group A will be playing their group stage matches in Argentina with Group B playing theirs in Colombia.

Initially, Australia and Qatar were also invited but they dropped out after the tournament got delayed amid the pandemic.



Below, FootTheBall have provided the tournament calendar, including all 28 fixtures to take place at the Copa America 2021 (ART– Argentina Time/COT- Colombia Time).


GROUP A (South Zone):

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


Sunday June 13

Match 1: 18:00 ART- Argentina vs. Chile (Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires)

Match 2: 21:00 ART- Paraguay vs. Bolivia (Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza)

Thursday June 17

Match 5: 18:00 ART- Chile vs. Bolivia (Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza)

Match 6: 21:00 ART- Argentina vs. Uruguay (Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba)


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Sunday June 20

Match 9: 17:00 ART- Uruguay vs. Chile (Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza)

Match 10: 20:00 ART- Argentina vs. Paraguay (Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires)

Wednesday June 23

Match 13: 18:00 ART- Bolivia vs. Uruguay (Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba)

Match 14: 21:00 ART- Chile vs. Paraguay (Estadio Único, Santiago del Estero)


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Sunday June 27

Match 17: 18:00 ART- Argentina vs. Bolivia (Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires)

Match 18: 18:00 ART- Uruguay vs. Paraguay (Estadio Único, Santiago del Estero)



GROUP B (North Zone):

Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela


Monday June 14

Match 3: 18:00 COT- Brazil vs. Venezuela (Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellín)

Match 4: 21:00 COT- Colombia vs. Ecuador (Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla)

 Friday June 18

Match 7: 18:00 COT- Colombia vs. Venezuela (Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellín)

Match 8: 21:00 COT- Peru vs. Brazil (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero, Cali)


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Monday June 21

Match 11: 17:00 COT- Venezuela vs. Ecuador (Estadio El Campín, Bogotá)

Match 12: 20:00 COT- Colombia vs. Peru (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero, Cali)

Thursday June 24

Match 15: 17:00 COT- Ecuador vs. Peru (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero, Cali)

Match 16: 20:00 COT- Colombia vs. Brazil (Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla)

Monday June 28

Match 19: 20:00 COT- Ecuador vs. Brazil (Estadio El Campín, Bogotá)

Match 20: 20:00 COT- Venezuela vs. Peru (Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellín)


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The top 4 teams from each group qualify for the last-eight.





Friday July 2

Match 21: 18:00 ART- Runner-up Group A vs. 3rd Group B (Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba)

Match 22: 21:00 ART- Winner Group A vs. 4th Group B (Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires)



Match 23: 17:00 COT- Runner-up Group B vs. 3rd Group A (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero, Cali)

Match 24: 20:00 COT- Winner Group B vs. 4th Group A (Estadio El Campín, Bogotá)



Monday July 5

Match 25: 20:00 ART- Winner Match 21 vs. Winner Match 22 (Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires)

Tuesday July 6

Match 26: 20:00 COT- Winner Match 24 vs. Winner Match 23 (Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellín)




Friday July 9

Match 27: 19:00 COT- Loser Match 26 vs. Loser Match 25 (Estadio El Campín, Bogotá)



Saturday July 10

Match 28: 19:00 COT- Winner Match 26 vs. Winner Match 25 (Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla)





The global tournament will be televised across the world. Here is where you can catch all the action live!


United States of America- FOX Sports (English), Telemundo (Spanish)

Europe (UK)- BT Sport

Europe (Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain)- DAZN

Carribean islands- CVM TV

Indian sub-continent- Sony SIX, Sony TEN

Middle East- beIN Sports



The Copa America is set to see audiences from across the world, and especially with the delay in the tournament, fans will be super-charged to see their favourite players back in international competitive action. The sub-plots are fascinating unto themselves.

Will Brazil be able to defend their crown? Can Alexis Sanchez and Chile lift a third Copa? Will Lionel Messi finally end his international trophy duck, thus achieving what eluded even Diego Maradona? All shall be revealed.

Ratul Ghosh
His name means Red and a fan of devilish food, which equals to his favourite team being Manchester United. Can be found sleeping or in front of the TV otherwise. Hates waking up early but loves staying up late for football.

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