The Copa America 2019 Venues and Stadiums are finalized and the final match in Brazil will be played at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro and the opening match will happen at the Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo, organizers mentioned on Tuesday.
The two semifinals matches will be staged at the Gremio Arena stadium in Porto Alegre and the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) added.
The other two famous stadiums are also confirmed to host matches and these are the Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador and Palmeiras stadium in the Allianz Parque.
The Copa America, the first to be held in Brazil since 1989, will run from June 14 to July 7 next year and features all 10 South America nations plus invited guest nations Japan and 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar.
Five Brazilian cities Sao Paulo, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, and Porto Alegre to host the 12-team Copa America. The list of six stadiums in 5 cities are:
Maracana Stadium (Rio, Capacity: 74,750)Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador, Capacity: 52,000)Salvador
Arena Fonte Nova – Five matches
Group stage – June 15, 18, 21 and 23
Quarter-final – June 29
Mineirao Stadium (Belo Horizonte, Capacity: 58,200)Belo Horizonte
Mineirao Stadium – Five matches
Group phase – June 16, 19, 22 and 24
Semi-final – July 2
Allianz Parque (Sao Paulo, Capacity: 43,725)Morumbi Stadium (Sao Paulo, Capacity: 67,425)Sao Paulo
Morumbí – Three matches
Group stage – June 14, 17 and 19
Arena Corinthians – Three matches
Group stage – June 22
Arena De Gremio (Porto Alegre, Capacity: 55,660)Porto Alegre
Arena de Gremio – Five matches
Group stage – June 15, 20 and 23
Quarter-final – June 27
Semi-final – July 3
Group stage – June 22Quarter-final – June 28Third-place play-off – July 6