The 46th edition of Copa America is scheduled to begin this June. The tournament is to be hosted by Brazil. Big teams like Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil are part of this continental tournament. So we can expect a lot of world-class action. All above-mentioned team have big stars like Neymar, Suarez, Messi whose presence means high tension and drama. The upcoming edition of Copa America will have 12 teams with 10 teams from CONMEBOL confederation while two teams are invitees. For 2019 edition, Qatar, the hosts of 2022 World Cup and Japan from Asian Football Confederation will play Copa America.
When is the Copa America 2019 Group Stage Draw?
The event of Copa America 2019 Draw is scheduled to take place on 24th January 2019. The draw is scheduled in Brazil which is also the host of Copa America 2019. Rio de Janeiro’s Cidade des Artes is the selected venue for this event. Many celebrity stars from South American as well as world football are expected to attend the event. The event is expected to start at 10:30 PM GMT/5:30 PM ET/8:30 PM local time.
CONMEBOL has announced list of stars who will be chief presenters of the draw. The official announced names include Brazil’s world cup winning captain Cafu, Argentina’s Javier Zanetti, former Uruguay defender Diego Lugano and Ze Roberto, Zico and Marta of Brazil.
Chile is the defending champions of Copa America. Chile won the 2016 Copa America by defeating Argentina 2-4 on penalties. So it will be La Roja’s Jean Beausejour honor to bring the trophy onto the stage.
Copa America 2019 Group Stage Draw Pots
Well, all 12 teams have been divided into four Pots based on the FIFA Rankings as of December 2018. All four pots are containing three teams each. These 12 teams will be drawn into three groups on the eve of 24th January 2019.
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How to Watch Copa America 2019 Group Stage Draw Live?
Well, the Copa America 2019 Draw will be broadcasted live in South America. The draws will be televised on Telemundo Deportes and beIN Sports. Telemundo Deportes is a popular TV Channel in South America while BeIN Sports is popular globally.