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Copa America 2016 History and Schedule

Copa America 2016 is finally announced and it is scheduled in June. You can check Copa america 2016 live broadcasting and live streaming channels. The United States will host the centenary Copa America in 2016 despite the original deals for the competition featuring in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) indictments against soccer officials in the region.

Now that the 2016 Copa America Centenario in the United States is officially a go, we can safely anoint American soccer fans as the biggest winners. The country's futbol aficionados will fill NFL stadiums across the land next June to watch global icons like Argentina's Lionel Messi and Brazil's Neymar play in the biggest, most competitive tournament held on these shores since the 1994 World Cup.

The decision paves the way for the biggest official international tournament in the U.S. since the 1994 World Cup and could see top players such as Argentine Lionel Messi and Brazilian Neymar in action at NFL stadiums.

Confirmation of the June 3-26 event was announced in a joint statement on Friday from CONCACAF, the soccer confederation for North and Central America and the Caribbean and CONMEBOL, the South American confederation.

The tournament, marking the 100th anniversary of the inaugural 1916 tournament, will run from June 3rd through 26th and will mark the first time the Copa America is played outside of South America.   CONMEBOL and CONCACAF confirmed that all ten CONMEBOL members will be joined by six CONCACAF teams in the tournament.

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