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Japan: CONMEBOL matches on Prime Video

June 6, 2024

Prime Video has cquired the exclusive livestreaming rights in Japan for Argentina and Brazil’s group stage matches along with all the knockout stage matches at the CONMEBOL Copa America USA 2024 that commences on June 21st.

Prime members in Japan will be able to watch the CONMEBOL Copa America USA 2024 exclusively at no additional cost to their membership.

The 2024 tournament will see 16 nations, ten from South America (CONMEBOL), including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, along with six from North America (CONCACAF), including Canada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, and the United States, compete for the top football prize on the continent. 

Led by eight-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, the current World and Copa America champions, Argentina will face a tough challenge in group A that also includes Chile, Peru, and Canada, while a star-studded Brazil squad will take on Columbia, Paraguay, and Costa Rica in group D. Starting with the opening match between favourites Argentina and underdogs Canada on June 21st, Prime Video will showcase all six group stage matches of Argentina and Brazil, followed by the knockout stage matches, including the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final. 

“We at Prime Video are extremely delighted to bring the CONMEBOL Copa America 2024 to the football-loving people of Japan. The popularity of the sport in the country is at an all-time high, with consistent performances by the national team at various international tournaments as well as Japanese players making their mark in top leagues across the globe,” said Takashi Kodama, country director of Prime Video Japan. “Prime Video has livestreamed important world-class sporting events in the past, including multiple boxing world title fights and the 2023 World Baseball Classic. We’re thrilled to now add this coveted and highly-anticipated football tournament to the line-up of live sports streaming on our service. I am certain that, just like me, there are many football fans in Japan who are hoping to watch the tournament favorites Argentina and Brazil play out another nail-biting finale that will also see former winners Uruguay and Chile trying their best to upend the competition.” 

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