The two South American teams will not be invited. CONMEBOL wants at least 30% of the audience in the stands.
Big risky travel to South America for Copa America 2021, It was initially expected last year but was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Australia and Qatar, invited by the Federation of South America to participate in the tournament, will not participate next summer.
It was Gonzalo PelusoSecretary-General Adjunto de Fútbol de la Conmebol, or Confederation of South America, to highlight how the two outside teams from South America are not participating in the Copa America. Which will be held in the presence of the audience.
In fact, Peloso revealed to Radio La Reed that they are working to attract fans in Argentine and Colombian factories:
“The Copa America is absolutely certain. The idea is to play with a crowd of no less than 30%.”
barely Qatar H Australia They will be replaced, but the Secretary-General did not mention this possibility: one of them was listed in Group A, the other in Group B. Given the problems related to Coronavirus, it is more likely to be a tournament of ten teams, not twelve.
The Copa America was last played in 2019 and was won by Brazil, who defeated Peru in the Grand Final. In the previous two editions, Chile had prevailed on both occasions inArgentina By Leo Messi.
For the Barcelona champions, the 2021 Copa America may be the last chance to win this trophy, given that the next edition will be held in 2024. The last success of the Biceleste dates back to 1993, with four finals lost in subsequent tournaments.
Regarding the European Championships and Coronavirus, the 2021 editions of the men’s and women’s U-19 tournament have been canceled: UEFA confirmation arrived on Tuesday.