The 48th edition of the Copa America, featuring 10 South American countries and six North American teams, will open in Atlanta and close in Miami, organisers announced on Monday.

The tournament will kick off on 20 June at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta and the final will be held on 14 July at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, according to CONMEBOL, the South American governing body. Both NFL stadiums have hosted Super Bowls and they will be among the special venues in the United States to host the Super Bowl, which is usually held in South America but will be hosted by the United States in 2024.

Copa America 2024 to open in Atlanta, close in Miami

“We expect these stadiums to be filled with the enthusiasm of the entire American continent to witness the unforgettable CONCACAF America’s Cup Opening Ceremony and Final,” said CONCACAF President Alejandro Domínguez.” We are looking forward to the most exciting CONCACAF South American Cup ever.”

The tournament’s six CONCACAF and Caribbean qualifying matches are underway, with four of the teams to be decided this Tuesday and the other two to be decided in the March 2024 play-offs.

The tournament will serve as a warm-up for the U.S. ahead of the 2026 World Cup, which the U.S. will co-host with Mexico and Canada.

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