The Copa America 2019 draw in Brazil resulted in strong confrontations for the Qatari national team, which for the first time participated in the oldest continental championship in the history of football, came in the second set firework, which includes Argentina and Colombia, while the host country group included Venezuela, Bolivia and Peru.
Uruguay, Chile, Japan and Ecuador, a group that includes the last two champions and one of the best Asian teams, and the record holder of the Asian Cup, which guarantees the tournament’s players, which will start on June 14 and continue until July 7 a lot of excitement.
Qatar is participating in the tournament with the desire of the local game association to develop football and emerge in strong official international forums before participating in the 2022 World Cup, which will be held for the first time in the Middle East. This is the first time in history that an Arab team has participated in the Copa America.
The opening match between Brazil and Bolivia will be held at Murumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo, while Argentina will face Colombia, Qatar will play against Paraguay in the first round and the Chilean champions will be their first match against Japan.
The tournament witnessed the absence of the Mexican team, the permanent guest of the competition, after having participated in all copies since 1993, appeared in 10 competitions and 48 games in which he won 19 wins and 12 draws and 16 defeats, and reached the final of the tournament twice, in 1993 and 2001.
The tournament system is based on the qualification of the first and second teams of the three groups, and the best teams took third place to the quarter-finals of the continental competition, which was first held in 1916.
Thus the results of the Copa America draw:
Group A: Brazil – Venezuela – Bolivia – Peru
Group B: Argentina – Colombia – Paraguay – Qatar
Group C: Uruguay – Chile – Japan – Ecuador