The Copa America will not be played in Argentina
CONMEBOL announced Sunday the 47th Copa AmericaWhich was supposed to be the subject of a dispute last year and due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was postponed to June 13, It will not be regulated by Argentina Because of the high incidence of Covid 19 virus in this country.
“I informed CONMEBOL that, in light of the current circumstances, it decided to suspend the organization of the Copa America in Argentina.”Says a statement posted Sunday evening on his Twitter account.
CONMEBOL informed that in light of the current circumstances, it has decided to suspend the organization of the Copa America in Argentina. CONMEBOL analyzes the offerings of other countries that have shown interest in hosting the continental tournament.
– CONMEBOL.com (CONMEBOL) May 31, 2021
The announcement comes ten days after Colombia, which has been in social conflict for more than a month, was excluded from the organization His suggestion to postpone the tournament again to the end of the year was not accepted.
The South American Football Association, which includes ten federations, announced in a statement posted on its Twitter account that it “is analyzing the offer of other countries that have shown interest in hosting the continental tournament.”
However, Conmebol sources consulted by Efe do not rule out that the competition has been permanently canceled for this year.
The entity’s board of directors should meet expeditiously on Monday to determine the final choice.