MetLife Stadium To Host Copa America Centenario Final

MetLife Stadium

metlife-stadium-galleryThe New York Metropolitan area will host the final of the 2016 Copa America Centenario, which will be help June 26 at MetLife Stadium.

The 16-team tournament featuring the top teams from the Western hemisphere will be held June 3-26 in 10 venues across the United States.

The 2016 Copa America Centenario is the historic centennial edition of Copa America – the South American championship – and will be staged outside of South America for the first time. The tournament will feature six teams from CONCACAF and all 10 teams from CONMEBOL.

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The host metropolitan areas and respective stadiums are: Foxborough (Gillette Stadium), Chicago (Soldier Field), Houston (NRG Stadium), Pasadena (Rose Bowl), New York/New Jersey (MetLife Stadium), Orlando (Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium), Philadelphia (Lincoln Financial Field), Phoenix/Glendale (University of Phoenix Stadium), Bay Area (Levi’s Stadium) and Seattle (CenturyLink Field).

Similar to the FIFA World Cup, each venue will host matches on multiple days through the tournament. Most venues will host at least three games.

Additionally, the U.S. Men’s National Team will play group stage games at Soldier Field (June 7) and Lincoln Financial Field (June 11); Brazil, at the Rose Bowl (June 4), Citrus Bowl (June 8) and Gillette Stadium (June 12); Mexico, at University of Phoenix Stadium (June 5), the Rose Bowl (June 9) and NRG Stadium (June 13); and Argentina, at Levi’s Stadium (June 6), Soldier Field (June 10) and CenturyLink Field (June 14).

A full schedule of games will be announced at a later date.