CONMEBOL confirms 4 Brazilian venues and ensures a “Copa America with all possible security”

The announcement of the Copa América being held in Brazil, with only 13 days' notice, was accompanied by much criticism from public figures. Health experts criticized the choice of Brazil as the host country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), Alejandro Domínguez, said Copa America 2021 will be held in the Brazilian cities of Brasilia, Cuiabá, Goiânia, and Rio de Janeiro and promises to release the schedule soon. The original start date for the oldest international soccer tournament in the world is June 13.

"We will be holding the games in these cities with all possible security, without the presence of the public, with strict sanitary protocols, and aligned with the health authorities. We are working to, as soon as possible, be able to announce . . .

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