Copa America Opening Ceremony: The biggest festival of American football or the celebration of centenary of South American football confederation will be played in United States with the beginning of June. The 45th edition of the football tournament will be played among 16 football teams which is an increase of 4 teams. This year’s tournament is a part of agreement between the football confederation for North and Central America and the Caribbean or CONCACAF and the South American football confederation or CONMEBOL.
Copa America Opening Ceremony
The opening Ceremony of the biggest football tournament will be held at Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara. There are going to be various dance and music performances. The national anthem of United States will be sung by Rebecca black.
Daniellas Mass will sing Colombian national anthem while Martina Stoessel will sing national anthem of Argentina. Brazilian national anthem will be sung by Michel Telo and Pedro Fernandez will sing Mexican national anthem.
The union of CONMEBOL and CONCACAF unveiled on 8th Jan 2016 that there are 24 United Stated metropolitan places which have applied for hosting the tournament. A bidding process was selected to choose the stadiums with the minimum capacity of 50,000 spectators. After a long gap of nine months, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF along with US Soccer announced the names of ten selected venue for the Copa America 2016.
The list of ten venues is as follows:
- Century Link Field, Seattle, WA which has a capacity of 67,000 viewers.
- Soldier Field, Chicago, IL which has a capacity of 63,500 spectators.
- Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA which has a capacity of 68,756 people.
- MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ which has a capacity of 82,566 spectators.
- Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA which has a capacity of 92,542 viewers.
- University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ which has a capacity of 63,400 people.
- NRG Stadium, Houston, TX which has a capacity of 71,795 people.
- Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL which has a capacity of 60,219 spectators.
- Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA which has a capacity of 68,500 viewers.
- Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA which has a capacity of 69,176 people.
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