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Copa America 2021 schedule: Full list of fixtures, kickoff time in IST, venues
Host Brazil will open its Copa America marketing campaign towards Venezuela within the capital Brasilia whereas the ultimate will probably be performed at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium, the South American Soccer Confederation (CONMEBOL) stated on Wednesday.
The match, held over from final yr as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, was shifted to Brazil on Monday after unique co-hosts Argentina and Colombia had been changed on the final minute.
It is going to be the second time in a row the match has been hosted in Brazil and comes regardless of considerations in regards to the well being state of affairs within the nation. Brazil reported 100,000 new COVID-19 circumstances on Wednesday, together with greater than 2,500 deaths.
Greater than 460,000 Brazilians have died from COVID-19. Nonetheless, the Copa will go forward with Brazil kicking off Group B towards Venezuela on the Mane Garrincha Stadium on June 13. Colombia, Ecuador and Peru are additionally within the group.
Argentina opens its marketing campaign at Rio’s Nilton Santos Stadium towards Chile on June 14. The group additionally options Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Rio is the one metropolis the place two stadiums will probably be used, with the opposite venues in Goiania and Cuiaba.
The semifinals are scheduled for the Nilton Santos Stadium on July 5 and the Mane Garrincha a day later.
The Maracana will host the ultimate, the one match to be performed there, on July 10.