Reporter Park Sang-hyun = The Confederation of South American Football (CONMEBOL) and the Confederation of North and Central America and Caribbean Football (CONCACAF) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. As a result, next year’s Copa America will be held in the United States.
CONMEBOL and CONCACAF announced on the 28th (Korean time) that they had signed a strategic agreement on the federation’s official website and decided to mutually participate in the men’s and women’s national team competitions and men’s club tournaments.
Accordingly, 10 teams from South America and 6 teams from North, Central America and the Caribbean will participate as guests in the Copa America tournament to be held next year, with a total of 16 teams competing.
Six teams from the North, Central America and Caribbean regions will be determined through the 2023-24 CONCACAF Nations League. 토토사이트
The hosting rights were taken by the United States. The United States will host the Copa America tournament eight years after the Copa America Centenario, which was held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Copa America. The hosting of this tournament is also part of the preparations for the FIFA World Cup, which is approaching three years from now.
The two federations also agreed to invite four South American teams to the CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup next year. The Women’s Gold Cup, which will also be held in the United States, will feature 12 teams from the Caribbean region and 4 South American teams from Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Paraguay.
In addition, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF decided to create a club competition in which the best clubs of each federation participate. A club competition with four teams, two from each federation, will also be held next year.