Copa America is one of the most prestigious football competition in the World where the South American top-rated teams used to take part. Argentina is the most successful team in the tournament and the new season which will be the 46th season of Copa America is going to start on 14th June 2019 and Brazil is the host nation. Our today’s topic is to find out the Copa America Stadiums 2019 And Potential Venues details so far. Let’s see the grounds details below.
Copa America Stadiums 2019 And Hosting Grounds
Copa America 2019 will start on 14th June 2019 and the host nation is Brazil. Total 26 matches will take place in six different venues in Brazil. Each venue would host three, four or five matches which will depend on the schedule. The inaugural match will take place at Estadio do Morumbi which is located in Sao Paulo and the final match will take place at Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. Here we are to talk about Copa America hosting grounds details below.
1. Estadio do Maracana
The ground Estadio do Maracana is a football stadium in Brazil which is situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The ground is commonly known as Maracana Stadium.
The ground was first opened on 16th June 1950 and currently is the home venue of Brazilian club Fluminense Football Club. The current seat capacity of the ground is 78,838 and the ground surface is grass. In upcoming Copa America, total five matches will take place in the ground including the final match.
2. Estadio do Morumbi
Estadio do Morumbi which is widely called as Morumbi is a football stadium in Brazil and the location of the ground in Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Morumbi is one of the six selected venues for upcoming Copa America 2019 and the current seat capacity of the ground is 67,428. It has a different field surface which is Bermuda Celebration.
The ground Morumbi was opened on 2nd October 1970 and the ground was designed by Joao Batista Vilanova Artigas. The opening match of upcoming Copa America will take place here and total three matches of the competition will be executed on the ground according to the schedule.
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3. Arena Corinthians
There are two stadiums of Sao Paulo which are selected for the upcoming Copa America 2019. One of them is Arena Corinthians. It is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The current seat capacity of the ground is 49,205 along with 89 exclusive suits.
The rectangular field surface is noticed and the ground was founded on 10th May 2014 and the building cost was US$ 435 million. In upcoming Copa America, total three matches will take place on the ground and two of them will be the playoff matches.
4. Estadio Mineirao
Estadio Mineirao which is commonly known as Mineirao and the officially known as Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto. It is the largest football stadium of Minas Gerais state. The ground is located in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It has currently 64,000 seat capacity along with 98 exclusive suits.
The ground surface is grass. The ground Mineirao was first opened on 5th September 1965 and later, it was renovated on 21st December 2012. In upcoming Copa America, total five matches will take place on the venue.
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5. Arena do Gremio
There is a multi-purpose stadium named Arena do Gremio which is located in Porto Alegre, Brazil and it is selected for the upcoming Copa America as one of the six stadiums.
The ground is one of the newborn football venues in Brazil which was founded on 8th December 2012 and the building cost was €205 million. The venue has 55,662 seat capacity currently along with 135 exclusive suits. However, it is one of the most modern ground in South America.
6. Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova
The ground Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova is officially known as Complexo Esportivo Cultural Professor Octavio Mangabeira which is a football stadium located in Salvador, Brazil. The ground has maximum 48,000 seat capacity as we know.
The ground started the journey on 7th April 2013 and can be called as one of the newborn venues in Brazil. It is also selected for the upcoming episode of Copa America where total five matches will be executed.
As stated by the above-listed details, we can see that Copa America Stadiums 2019 And Potential Venues details. The listed six venues are selected for the upcoming Copa America and they will host total twenty-six matches in the tournament.