START TIMES SET FOR 2016 COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO MATCHES IN PHILADELPHIA
Fans have until March 4 to buy Venue Passes at www.CA2016.com for a chance to enter lottery to purchase tickets to the Final at MetLife Stadium
CHICAGO Feb. 29, 2016 -- The Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee (LOC) announced today the start times to all 2016 Copa America Centenario matches, including the three matches at Lincoln Financial Field. The June 9 match between Uruguay and Venezuela kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET, the U.S. and Paraguay start at 7:00 p.m. ET on June 11, and Chile vs. Panama will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET on June 14.
The tournament culminates with the Final on June 26 (8:00 p.m. ET) at MetLife Stadium, which will determine the champion of this once-in-a-lifetime event, honoring 100 years of the Copa America tournament and featuring some of the world's best teams and players.
Full Schedule for Lincoln Financial Field:
Thursday, June 9 7:30 p.m. ET Uruguay vs. Venezuela (Group C)
Saturday, June 11 7:00 p.m. ET United States vs. Paraguay (Group A)
Tuesday, June 14 8:00 p.m. ET Chile vs. Panama (Group D)
The full tournament match schedule, including kick off times, can be found HERE. (Local times are listed on the schedule.)
The tournament will open on Friday, June 3, when host United States welcomes Colombia to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, in Group A action. The inaugural match will kick off at 9:30 p.m. ET. Other notable group matches include a rematch of the 2015 Copa America final between Argentina and Chile in Group D on June 6 (10:00 p.m. ET) and a second continental finals rematch when Jamaica and Mexico clash on June 9 (10:00 p.m. ET) in a replay of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup final.
Early response from fans has been strong, and the local organizing committee encourages fans to purchase their Venue Passes early to ensure the best seats. Tickets to the Copa America Centenario are available by visiting CA2016.com. Fans have until Friday, March 4 at 11:59 p.m. local venue times to purchase Venue Passes and be eligible for the lottery to buy tickets to the Copa America Centenario Final.
- Buy your tickets now at CA2016.com
- Copa America Centenario tournament schedule
- Follow the tournament news at the event's official Twitter account and Facebook page
Copa America Centenario will be televised around the world, and on the Univision Network and FOX family of networks in the United States. Full TV schedule is expected at a later date.
This historic tournament will feature the top star players from North, South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean. Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, David Luiz, James Rodriguez, Kaka, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey and many more are anticipated to take part.