Tag: CONMEBOL


Copa América fans carry fake COVID reports

Copa America final in Rio with 7000 fans

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said guests at the Copa América Final on July 10th brought false COVID-19 tests to Maracanã Stadium in Brazil. Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 to win Copa América. ‘USA Today’ stated that the South American governing body said in a statement it... » Read more


Uruguay lands CONMEBOL showpieces

Estadio Centenario awarded with soccer finals

The Uruguayan capital Montevideo will host this year’s final of both the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said recently. ‘Xinhua’ quoted CONMEBOL as stating that the South American country Uruguay was selected because of its... » Read more


Colombia loses Copa America hosting rights

Colombia loses Copa America

The 2021 Copa America will no longer feature games in co-host Colombia after the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) decided to move games away from the country after a wave of civil unrest. ‘Reuters’ stated that the CONMEBOL sent out a statement which read, “CONMEBOL guarantees... » Read more


Tokyo Olympics canceled as coronavirus overwhelms

several sports events logo

As novel coronavirus tightens its stranglehold globally, several sports events in 2020 have either been postponed or stands canceled the world over. One look at the sporting calendar and it is all about canceled events.   Tokyo Olympics The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021... » Read more


Maracanã, Estadio M Kempes to host CONMEBOL club finals

Maracanã, Estadio Mario Kempes

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has awarded rights to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium and Córdoba’s (Argentina) Estadio Mario Kempes to host the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, respectively. These annual international club football competitions are... » Read more


Argentina, Colombia to host revamped Copa America in 2020

Copa America 2020

The 2020 Copa America will mark a tournament revamp, with six teams beginning the campaign in a north zone in Colombia and six playing in a south zone in co-hosts Argentina, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said in April, Reuters news agency reported. Argentina will be in the... » Read more


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