Copa America kicks off on June 20
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Copa America 2024: Group, Teams, Schedule, Venues, Time In IST & Where To Watch. Latin America’s biggest football tournament, the Copa America kicks off on June 21 in the United States. Copa America, which was originally named the South American Football Championship, is held every four years. It is a 108-year-old South American soccer championship.

Also known as World Cup of the Americas, Copa America 2024 will be held across 14 venues in the US, including Hard Rock Stadium, from June 20 to July 14. 16 teams from North, South and Central America are vying for the Cup across 32 matches. This time around, there will be six guest teams challenging the established CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, for their cup.

Argentina won the last Copa America title in 2021 when it beat Brazil 1-0, securing its first Copa America victory in 28 years. This was also a victory for Lionel Messi who garnered his first ever win in Argentine jersey after more than 10 years of club and individual honors.

Copa America is also a prelude to the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico. It should be noted that in 2018, CONMEBOL amended the competition calendar so that Copa America would be held the same year as UEFA EURO. This started from 2020.

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Groups, Teams For Copa America 2024

Copa America 2024 has been divided into four groups:

Group A: Argentina, Peru, Chile, Canada

Group B: Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela, Jamaica

Group C: USA, Uruguay, Panama, Bolivia

Group D: Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Paraguay

10 CONMEBOL Teams: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombo, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela

6 CONCACAF Teams (Guests): Canada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, USA

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The respective teams will play their group stage games, then the top two teams from each group will advance into the knockout rounds, while the bottom two teams will be eliminated. Copa America plays the same format as UEFA EUROs.

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Full Schedule, Venue & Time In IST for Copa America 2024

DATEMatchTime (IST)Venue
20 JuneArgentina vs. Canada5:30 am. (June 21)Atlanta
21 JunePeru vs. Chile5:30 am. (June 22)Arlington
22 JuneMexico vs. Jamaica6:30 am. (June 23)Houston
22 JuneEcuador vs. Venezuela3:30 am. (June 23)Santa Clara
23 JuneUSA vs. Bolivia5:00 pm. (June 24)Arlington
23 JuneUruguay vs. Panama9:00 pm. (June 24)Miami
24 JuneBrazil vs. Croatia6:30 am. (June 25)Inglewood
24 JuneColombia vs. Paraguay3:30 am. (June 25)Houston
25 JuneChile vs. Argentina6:30 am. (June 26)East Rutherford
25 JunePeru vs. Canada3:30 am. (June 26)Kansas City
26 JuneVenezuela vs. Mexico6:30 am. (June 27)Inglewood
26 JuneEcuador vs. Jamaica3:30 am. (June 27)Las Vegas
27 JunePanama vs. USA3:30 am. (June 28)Atlanta
27 JuneUruguay vs. Bolivia6:30 am. (June 28)East Rutherford
28 JuneParaguay vs. Brazil6:30 am. (June 29)Las Vegas
28 JuneColombia vs. Costa Rica3:30 am. (June 29)Glendale
29 JuneArgentina vs. Peru5:30 am. (June 30)Miami
29 JuneCanada vs. Chile5:30 am. (June 30)Orlando
30 JuneMexico vs. Ecuador5:30 am. (July 1)Glendale
30 JuneJamaica vs. Venezuela5:30 am. (July 1)Austin
1 JulyUSA vs. Uruguay6:30 am. (July 2)Kansas City
1 JulyBolivia vs. Panama6:30 am. (July 2)Orlando
2 JulyBrazil vs. Colombia6:30 am. (July 3)Santa Clara
2 JulyCosta Rica vs. Paraguay6:30 am. (July 3)Austin

How To Watch Copa America 2024

In India, football enthusiasts can catch Copa America 2024 live through the Sony Sports Network. The matches can be live-streamed on the SonyLIV app and portal. In the US, Copa America 2024 can be watched on FOX Network.