2019 Copa América: Brazil handed kind draw, Argentina to face Colombia

The 2019 Copa América draw took place on Thursday night in Rio de Janeiro.

12 teams, including all 10 CONMEBOL nations, Japan, and Qatar, will participate in the quadrennial tournament, which will be hosted in Brazil beginning on 14 June, with the final to take place at the Maracanã on 7 July.

The top two teams from each group and the two best third-place teams will advance to the knockout stages.

They will kick-off the tournament on June 14 against Bolivia in Sao Paulo.

World Cup hosts Qatar, making their debut in the South American tournament as guests, were not treated kindly by the draw, landing Argentina and Colombia in Group B, as well as Paraguay.

The final will be played at Rio’s iconic Maracana stadium on July 7.

Draw:

Group A
Brazil

Bolivia

Venezuela

Peru

Group B

Argentina

Colombia

Paraguay

Qatar

Group C

Uruguay

Ecuador

Japan

Chile

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