The final of the Copa América 2024 will be played on July 14 of next year at the Hard Rock stadium in Miami (United States), a tournament that will experience its inaugural match on June 20 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, as announced by CONMEBOL in a statement. The Copa América will experience its 48th edition in 2024 and will be played in the United States with 10 CONMEBOL teams and 6 invited teams from Concacaf. The latter will qualify through the 2023-24 Concacaf Nations League. The winners of the quarterfinals (Mexico-Honduras, United States-Trinidad and Tobago, Canada-Jamaica and Costa Rica-Panama), from November 16 to 21, will play in the tournament next summer. The other two participants will be confirmed after a Play-In between the losers of the quarterfinals in March next year. This will be the second time – it already happened in 2016, also in the United States. The opening match, scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2024, will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. A “world-class” venue with capacity for more than 71,000 spectators. It has already hosted the final of Super Bowl LIII, the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2018 and numerous international football matches. While the final will be played on Sunday, July 14, 2024 at the Hard Rock Stadium, located in Miami Gardens, Florida. It has capacity for more than 65,300 fans and serves as home to the Miami Dolphins, as well as the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix, the Miami Open tennis and the University of Miami college football games, Orange Blossom Classic and Orange Bowl. It will be the scene of the 2026 World Cup. “We expect stadiums filled with the passion of the entire American continent for the opening and final of an unforgettable CONMEBOL Copa América. They are magnificent stadiums in wonderful cities. We appreciate the valuable collaboration of the US authorities and our friends of Concacaf in organizing this competition. We look forward to the best CONMEBOL Copa América of all time,” said CONMEBOL president and FIFA vice president Alejandro Domínguez. For his part, the president of Concacaf and also vice president of FIFA, Víctor Montagliani, assured that “Atlanta and Miami will be excellent hosts for these matches.” “Both venues are world-class and have passionate football fans recognized for supporting important events. Co-organizing the 2024 Copa América with CONMEBOL will consolidate our region as the world center of football ahead of the 2026 World Cup,” he added.
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