The international men’s football championship organized by South America’s football ruling body CONMEBOL the 2021 Copa América will be the 47th edition of the Copa América. The tournament will take place in Colombia and Argentina from 13 June to 10 July 2021. The tournament will take place in Colombia and Argentina from 13 June to 10 July 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in South America, the tournament had been postponed for a year.
The tournament will take place in eight venues. On 20 November 2019, CONMEBOL published a document confirming it. Colombia will host the North Zone group, while Argentina will host the South Zone group. Each country will also host two quarter-finals and one semi-final. The third-place match and final will be played in Colombia.
Copa America 2021 venues
|Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
|Estadio Malvinas Argentinas
||Santiago del Estero
|Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez
|Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex
|Estadio El Campin
|Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero
A stadium in the Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina Estadio Monumental is the largest stadium in Argentina with a capacity of 70,074. This stadium hosted four finals of the Copa América, most recently in 2011. The stadium complex also has facilities for tennis, basketball, and other sports, as well as living quarters for young footballers, a theatre hall, a parking lot, a museum, etc. It can be accessed by several train and bus lines as it is located within walking distance from the Barrancas de Belgrano transportation hub. Contrary to most other stadiums in the Buenos Aires area, there is a sizable car park outside the stadium. In recent years, with the new administration, the stadium has gone through an extensive renovation program that ranged from the people’s logistics to the stadium’s display. The renovation plan is still in progress as the club seeks funding for a large improvement plan which includes raising the capacity of the stadium to 80,000 spectators.
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes
Formerly known as Estadio Córdoba and popularly Estadio Chateau Carreras based in the Chateau Carreras neighborhood of Córdoba, Argentina Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes is a stadium with a capacity for 47,851 spectators although it doesn’t provide seating for all of them, like many Argentine stadiums. The stadium was built in 1976 in preparation for the 1978 FIFA World Cup, with a capacity for 47,851 spectators then during 2010 and 2011 the stadium went through a remodeling process the capacity was increased to 57,000, becoming the third-largest stadium in Argentina by seating capacity. It was re-opened on June 26, 2011, just 5 days before the start of the 2011 Copa America. The stands were fully covered after the cup. Besides, all the lightning was renovated.
Estadio Malvinas Argentinas
With a seating capacity of over 40,000 spectators, Estadio Malvinas Argentinas is the largest stadium in Mendoza, the fourth-largest census metropolitan area in Argentina. The construction began in 1976 and the Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza (“City of Mendoza Stadium”) was opened on May 14, 1978. The stadium was renovated for the 2011 Copa America, held in Argentina. Among other works during the renovation all the seats were replaced, the bathrooms were reconstructed, the roof of the stadium was repaired and a new 128 m2 LED screen was installed, being during that time the largest of its kind in South America.
located in the city of La Plata, Argentina The Estadio Único Diego Armando Maradona is a multi-purpose stadium also known popularly as the Estadio Único. The stadium opened on June 7, 2003. The stadium was temporarily closed to convert it into an all-seater stadium and to install a new roof intended to cover all seats. The stadium was officially reopened on February 17, 2011, and its first match was played six days later between Estudiantes and Deportes Tolima for the Group 7 of the 2011 Copa Libertadores. Roberto Ferreira is the architect who planned the design of 53,000 capacity.
Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez
Located at Barranquilla, Colombia Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez is the official stadium for the national football team of Colombia with a capacity of 46,692. The first official name of the stadium was Estadio Metropolitano, which was changed around 1991 in order to honor the Colombian footballer Roberto Meléndez. The stadium has five galleries: Southern (Korea), with the “Frente Rojiblanco Sur” supporters; Northern (Vietnam), with the groups of supporters “La Banda” and “Los Kuervos”; Eastern, Western and numbered Western. Its construction cost was $8,965,470,000 Colombian pesos and José Francisco Ramos was the architect. Estadio Metropolitano is located in the south of the city, heading for Transport Terminal and the municipality of Soledad, near Shopping Centers and Metropolitan Metrocentro. Currently the gallery is constructed in the commercial public sector north side of the stadium (crossing the Avenida Las Torres). The crossing of the avenues and Circunvalar Murillo is easily accessible, both avenues have enough availability of transport. At this point, is widening the carriageway of the road from the Avenue Circunvalar cordiality. Other gateways may be Boyacá Avenue and Avenida Las Torres.
Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex
Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex is a sports complex located in Medellín, Colombia. Opened on 19 March 1953 with a capacity of 45, 943 and the architect was Jaime Castaño Escobar. Medellin is located in the Valle de Aburra, in the center of the Andes range. The weather is ideal, ranging at 24 degrees all the year, that’s why it’s called “the city of the endless spring”. Furthermore, it’s the financial, commercial and industrial center of the country, the big buildings cohabitate with the rivers and mountains.
Estadio El Campin
With a current capacity of 36,343 spectators, Estadio El Campin is the main stadium of Bogotá, Colombia. The Construction cost of this stadium is $25 million (U.S. dollars) and was opened on 10 August 1938. The field size is 105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft). The stadium is at Bogota, the Capital city of Colombia, Bogota it’s the political, economic, industrial, cultural and also the main tourist center of the country. There are lots of places to visit and activities to do at day or at night. Gastronomy needs to be remarked, it’s one of the bests of Latin America.
Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero
A football stadium, also used for athletics, concerts, and rugby sevens, in Santiago de Cali, Colombia which is named to honor the poet Pascual Guerrero is Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero. Opened on July 20, 1937, Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero has a grass surface. During the Copa America 2001, it was the headquarters of group B. A total of six games were played between the national teams of Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Mexico. These matches were held between July 11 and July 17 of 2001.