US News Copa America: At 5 days of his kickoff, the competition remains in suspense

10:10  09 june  2021
10:10  09 june  2021 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

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Copa America 2019 semi-finals. The last four turned up two tantalising clasicos. Hosts Brazil topped Superclasico de las Americas rivals Argentina on Tuesday in a heated contest, before Chile were bounced by Peru in an all-Pacific clash the following day . The draw for the Copa 2019 was confirmed on January 24 , allocating the group stage of the 12 teams to participate in the competition .

Copa America 2019 final and third-place match. Brazil claimed their first crown in over a decade in a competition that saw them beat out Peru for the title, while Argentina finished third. Copa America 2019 semi-finals. The last four turned up two tantalising clasicos. Hosts Brazil topped Superclasico de las Americas rivals Argentina on Tuesday in a heated contest, before Chile were bounced by Peru in an all-Pacific clash the following day .

The doubt always places on the organization of the Copa America, which must take place from 13 June.

  Copa America : À 5 jours de son coup d'envoi, la compétition reste en suspens © Provided by frencheinfo

to five days of the kickoff of the American Copa in Brazil, the suspense remains whole: the Supreme Court must decide Thursday if it will take place or not, while the players of the Seleçao declared themselves on Tuesday "Against" the tournament, even if they have not expected the boycott.

"The President of the Supreme Court Luiz Fux convened Thursday an extraordinary virtual session of 24 hours for the magistrates to rule on the realization of the American Copa in Brazil," the authority made the proceeding in a communicated.

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Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday it would hold hearings on a request to block the Copa America , casting new doubt on the troubled South American football championships five days from kickoff . Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who has regularly defied expert advice on containing the pandemic, gave his blessing to host it. But epidemiologists have voiced alarm, as have some coaches and players from the 10 countries participating.

The Copa América is the oldest football competition of national teams in the world. It was disputed for the first time in a trial edition in 1910, but it had its first official edition between July 2 and 17, 1916, as part of the commemorations of the centennial of Argentina's independence. In addition to the host The trophy is made of silver and has transient possession. It means that there is no condition for it to remain definitive with a champion national team. His wooden base with the plates of the champions countries was added in 1979, in the edition won by Paraguay. The second trophy was produced

The announcement made on Tuesday, June 8, in the evening, represents an umpteenth rebound again the doubt about this highly controversial tournament which was to be played initially a year ago, in Argentina and Colombia, before being postponed because of the CVIV-19 pandemic. The 11 judges will rule urgently because of the "exceptional" nature of the remedies presented by a union and a left party, the kick-off being scheduled Sunday, with the match Brazil-Venezuela, in Brasilia.

a poorly accepted offshoring by the Brazilians

even if the remedies do not succeed, other threats weigh on the tournament: the mayor of Rio de Janeiro said on Friday that he could cancel the matches planned in his city if the health situation came to worsen.

And if Brazil boycoted its own American Copa?

 And if Brazil boycoted its own American Copa? © Provided by Sofoot Bouncing in South America Episode 43. And if the American Copa did not play at all? After Brazil obtained its organization, as a result of the withdrawal of Colombia and Argentina , the Auriverdes dispute and could simply boycott the competition. "Players had a frank conversation with the President of CBF (Rogéio Caboclo), testifies, the coach, at the press conference.

Who are the Copa America holders? Chile. La Roja have actually won the last two editions of the tournament, beating Argentina on penalties on home soil in 2015 and repeating the feat a year later against the same opponents in the United States. The 10 South American nations qualified automatically while Japan and Qatar are the two invited guests for the 2019 edition. Argentina Bolivia Brazil (hosts) Chile (title holders) Colombia Ecuador Japan (invited team) Paraguay Peru Qatar (invited team) Uruguay Venezuela.

Copa America was previously slated to be hosted in Argentina and Colombia, but the competition was moved to Brazil because of rising Covid-19 cases and political unrest, respectively, reported Goal.com. Members of Brazil football team have raised their concern over hosting the tournament in the country and further clarification on their stance is expected on June 8. “The Argentine National Team confirms its participation in the Copa America 2021, as reflected by its sporting spirit throughout its history,” wrote the AFA in a statement, as reported by Goal.com.

Eight days ago, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) had announced to the general surprise that Brazil was going to welcome this tournament after the withdrawal of Argentina and Colombia, very affected by CIVID-19, Colombia is also affected by social disorders.

The Far Right Speaker Jair Bolsonaro has immediately accepted the request of the conmebol, triggering an avalanche of criticism, in a country where more than 475,000 people died of Covid-19, with the threat of a third wave in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, June 8, the players of the National Team of Brazil showed their opposition to the tournament, but dismissed any possibility of boycott: "We are against the organization of the American Copa, but we will never say no to the selection Brazilian ", have published the players on their official accounts of several social networks, at the end of the Qualification match for the World-2022 against Paraguay (victory 2-0).

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From Pasadena to Paris, there is enough soccer this summer to fill more than a month of days , which is what it will take to contest and conclude the Copa America Centenario in the United States and the European Championships in France. Check back here regularly for news, updates and scores. So fourth place – a prize both Mexico and Brazil would surely accept today, however it was achieved – is something to celebrate from the tournament. Success? That will remain in the eye of the beholder. The Americans ’ next scheduled games are in early September: World Cup qualifiers against St. Vincent

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"For various reasons, whether humanitarian or professional, we are dissatisfied with the way the conmebol managed the American Copa," they added.


political battle of the other countries supposed to play the American Copa had already criticized the tournament: "I am struck by the fact that the American Copa is playing despite the current situation," said Uruguayen Luis Suárez, all Just Sacred Spanish Champion with Atletico Madrid, even before Brazil is chosen as a host country.

A choice strongly challenged by epidemiologists, the health situation in Brazil being much more worrying than in Argentina, which has decided precisely because of the pandemic. In Brazil, this American Copa far exceeds the framework of football, entering the field of politics.

Jair Bolsonaro has continued to defend the tournament, arguing that the country would observe the same health protocols as for the matches of Copa Libertadores, the South American equivalent of the Champions League, with closed dockings.

Upon the appearance of rumors of sling within the national team, the Brazilian coach Tite began to be treated as "leftist" by supporters of the extreme right on social networks. Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, senior son of the head of state, had asked players to "do not let himself be manipulated" and do everything to "avoid a boycott".

Another senator, Renan Calheiros, fierce opposing President Bolsonaro, had asked on the contrary to Neymar, the biggest star of La Seleçao, to boycott the "Championship of Death". "At no time we wanted this discussion to take a political dimension," said the players in their manifesto.

Brazil - Peru at the Copa America: Transmission, Stream, Position .
In the night from Thursday to Friday, Brazil is demanded in the Copa America. In Rio de Janeiro, Neymar and Co. meet the selection of Peru and are of course househous Favorite. All information about the game, including transfer, is available here: © Provided by 90min Brazil at the Torchubel | Buda Mendes / Getty Images Brazil - Peru: Stem and Clock Time Copa America, 2. Group Game Tag, Group Bank: 02:00 o'clock Dt.

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