Monday, February 26, 2024

Copa America 2024 schedule and venues announced: USMNT will play first game at AT&T Stadium in Texas

The New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas are among the 14 hosts for an expanded version of the Copa America next summer, which will see South American sides duke it out alongside some of North America’s best teams.

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, headlines the Monday announcement as the site of three matches, including the first semifinal matchup on July 9. Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina will host the other semifinal on July 10, as well as the third place match on July 13.

As the South American confederation previously announced, Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium will hold the opening game on June 20 and Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida will host the final on July 14. Lionel Messi’s Argentina will play the first match of the Copa America and make stops in East Rutherford and Miami Gardens in the group stage, the latter of which will be familiar terrain for the Arenginta captain and current Inter Miami player.

The U.S. men’s national team, who booked their spot in the Copa America with their Concacaf Nations League triumph over Trinidad and Tobago last month, will play their group stage matches at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Atlanta, and Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Should they make it as far as the final in Miami as a group winner, their path would take them to Vegas for the quarterfinals and Charlotte for the semifinals .

Mexico will play at NRG Stadium in Houston, SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, and State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, while Brazil will pop into Inglewood, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, and Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California during their group stage campaigns. The draw will take place on Thursday in Miami. See below for a list of all of the host cities, along match schedule and draw pots.

2024 Copa America venues

  • Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
  • Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
  • GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
  • Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
  • MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Q2 Stadium, Austin, Texas
  • SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
  • State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

2024 Copa America schedule

Group stage:

Thursday, June 20
Argentina vs. A4 (Atlanta, Georgia)

Friday, June 21
A2 vs. A3 (Arlington, Texas)

Saturday, June 22
Mexico vs. B4 (Houston, Texas)
B2 vs. B3 (Santa Clara, California)

Sunday, June 23
C2 vs. C3 (Miami Gardens, Florida)
United States vs. C4 (Arlington, Texas)

Monday, June 24
D2 vs. D3 (Houston, Texas)
Brazil vs. D4 (Inglewood, California)

Tuesday, June 25
A3 vs. Argentina (East Rutherford, New Jersey)
A2 vs. A4 (Kansas City, Kansas)

Wednesday, June 26
B2 vs. B4 (Las Vegas, Nevada)
B3 vs. Mexico (Inglewood, California)

Thursday, June 27
C2 vs. C4 (East Rutherford, New Jersey)
C3 vs. United States (Atlanta, Georgia)

Friday, June 28
D2 vs. D4 (Glendale, Arizona)
D3 vs. Brazil (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Saturday, June 29
Argentina vs. A2 (Miami Gardens, Florida)
A4 vs. A3 (Orlando, Florida)

Sunday, June 30
B4 vs. B3 (Austin, Texas)
Mexico VS. B2 (Glendale, Arizona)

Monday, July 1
C4 vs. C3 (Orlando, Florida)
United States vs. C2 (Kansas City, Missouri)

Tuesday, July 2
D4 vs. D3 (Austin, Texas)
Brazil vs. D2 (Santa Clara, California)


Thursday, July 4
Match 25: Group A winner vs. Group B runner-up (Houston, Texas)

Friday, July 5
Match 26: Group B winner vs. Group A runner-up (Arlington, Texas)

Saturday, July 6
Match 28: Group D winner vs. Group C runner-up (Glendale, Arizona)
Match 27: Group C winner vs. Group D runner-up (Las Vegas, Nevada)


Tuesday, July 9
Match 25 winner vs. Match 26 winner (East Rutherford, New Jersey)

Wednesday, July 10
Match 27 winner vs. Match 28 winner (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Third-place game:

Saturday, July 13
Semifinalist loser 1 vs. Semifinalist loser 2 (Charlotte, North Carolina)


Sunday, July 14
Semifinalist winner 1 vs. Semifinalist winner 2 (Miami Gardens, Florida)

2024 Copa America pots

Pot 1: 

  • A1: Argentina
  • B1: Mexico
  • C1: United States
  • D1: Brazil 

Pot 2 (FIFA ranking in parenthesis): 

  • Uruguay (11)
  • Colombia (15)
  • Ecuador (32)
  • Peru (35)

Pot 3 (FIFA ranking in parenthesis): 

  • Chile (40)
  • Panama (41)
  • Venezuela (49)
  • Paraguay (53)

Pot 4 (FIFA ranking in parenthesis): 

  • Jamaica (55)
  • Bolivia (85)
  • Canada or Trinidad and Tobago (via play-in)
  • Costa Rica or Honduras (via play-in)

How to watch 2024 Copa America draw

  • Date: Thursday, Dec. 7 | Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: James L. Knight Center — Miami, Florida
  • TV: FS1 | Live stream: Fubo (Try for free)
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