For all football fans all over the world, the waiting time is now about to end with the announcement of the Copa America 2019. The tournament is to be held in Brazil as a host country on June 15 – July 7, 2019. Due to a major change in team format, the tournament will be more interesting for all football sports lovers. As always, there will be 16 participating teams instead of 12. The winning team will proceed to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2021. Currently, Chile is the defending champion.
List of Copa America 2019 Venues with Stadium Names, Seating Capacity, & Match Schedule
CONMEBOL has announced 6 venues for the tournament in 7 cities in Brazil. Below is the full list of all declared locations with the stadium name and seating capacity.
Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo
The most famous morumbi stadium is located in the Morumbi district of São Paulo. The stadium is officially named as Estadio Cicero Pompeu de Toledo and it was opened on October 2, 1960. Morambi Stadium has a seating capacity of 66,795, making it the sixth largest South American stadium. The stadium was officially inaugurated in August, 1960, and the first match was played between São Paulo and Portugal. The stadium was also considered to host the FIFA World Cup 2014.
The stadium has also been considered for some matches of the upcoming COPA America 2019 tournament-
|Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo||Brazil Vs Bolvia||14th June 2019|
|Japan Vs Chile||17th June 2019|
|Columbia Vs Qatar||19th June 2019|
Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
Arena do Graremio is a multipurpose stadium located in Porto Alegre. The stadium was inaugurated on 8 December 2012. The stadium has about 60,450 seating capacity. About 20.5 million euro was spent to build this stadium. Therefore, it is ranked in the top 10 places of South America and the capacity of South America in the list of 10th largest stadium. The first match was played in December 2012 between Graemeio Vs Hamburg and the last Copa Libertadores 2017 final was also to be held at the Arena do Grimento Stadium.
One of the Copa America 2019 tournament matches is to be held in the upcoming schedule at this stadium-
|Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre||Venezuela Vs Peru||15th June 2019|
|Uruguay Vs Japan||20th June 2019|
|Qatar Vs Argentina||23rd June 2019|
|Group A (W) Vs Group B/C (3rd)||27th June 2019|
|Match 20 (W) Vs Match 22 (W) (Quarterfinalists)||3rd July 2019|
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
One of the most popular and hosting of stadiums, Itapova Arena Fonte Nova is located in Salvador, Brazil. The stadium is officially called Complexo Esportivo Cultural Professor Octavio Mangbera and it was inaugurated in 2013 with a capacity of 50,000 people seating. The stadium is also ranked as the 10th largest football stadium in Brazil.
Between Argentina and Colombia, Copa America is one of the 2019 tournament matches to be held at this stadium-
|Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador||Argentina Vs Columbia||15th June 2019|
|Brazil Vs Venezuela||18th June 2019|
|Ecuador Vs Chile||21st June 2019|
|Colombia Vs Paraguay||23rd June 2019|
|Group C (W) Vs Group A/B (3rd)||29th June 2019|
Maracanã Stadium is located in the Brazilian city of Rio Allianz Parque De Jenario. The stadium’s seating capacity is approximately 87,101. The stadium is also known as Estado Marie Filho and it was built between 1948-1950. With the great contribution of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, this football playground was officially opened on June 16, 1950.
|Maracanã Stadium, Brazil||Paraguay Vs Qatar||16th June 2019|
|Bolivia Vs Peru||18th June 2019|
|Chile Vs Uruguay||24th June 2019|
|Group A (R) Vs Group B (R)||28th June 2019|
|Match 23 (W) vs Match 24 (W)||7th July 2019|
Arena Corinthians Stadium
The total seating capacity of Arena Corinthians Stadium is 49,688. This playground is located in the Brazilian city of São Paulo. The stadium is officially owned and used by the Sports Club Corinthian Paulista. The largest seating capacity is the world’s fifth largest stadium in the stadium and the 11th largest in Brazil. This rectangular-shaped garden has been expensive for the cost of $ 435 million.
|Maracanã Stadium, Brazil||Peru Vs Brazil||22nd June 2019|
|Group B (W) Vs Group C (R)||28th June 2019|
|Match 23 (L) Vs Match 24 (L)||6th July 2019|
The Miniro Stadium, officially known as Estadio Governor Magalass Pinto, is the largest football stadium in Belo Horizonte. A lot of games of international football tournaments like FIFA 2013 and FIFA 2014 World Cup are played at this stadium. The mineirão stadium has an estimated seating capacity of 62,000 and is officially owned by the state government of Minas Gerais.
|Maracanã Stadium, Brazil||Uruguay Vs Ecuador||16th June 2019|
|Argentina Vs Paraguay||19th June 2019|
|Bolivia Vs Venezuela||22nd June 2019|
|Ecuador Vs Japan||24th June 2019|
|Match 19 (W) Vs Match 21 (W)||2nd July 2019|