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ESPN+ acquires Copa America rights in US

May 29, 2019

ESPN+ has reached an agreement to be the exclusive English-language home in the US for the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa America.

The 46th CONMEBOL Copa America will be played from June 14th to July 7th throughout Brazil. All 26 matches – from the opening kick to the Final – will stream live on ESPN+, the direct-to-consumer sports video service. ESPN+ will also carry the matches in Portuguese.

The biennial competition features the 10 South American national teams (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela) of the COMNEBOL Confederation, as well as two non-COMNEBOL teams invited to participate. This year, 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar and Japan, which reached the knockout round of the 2018 World Cup, will compete in the tournament.

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