Copa America

Brazil recall Alves for World Cup qualifiers

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 12:37 GMT

Brazil have recalled Dani Alves for their World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay.

Messi ban over; can play v Ecuador, says AFA president

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 11:07 GMT

Messi was banned for one game after being sent off in the Copa America third-place playoff against Chile

Messi reveals his disappointment after postponing Copa America

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 10:33 GMT

The competition, initially scheduled in 2020 summer in Argentina and Colombia, was moved to 2021 summer due to the spread of coronavirus.

Copa America postponed to 2021

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 01:02 GMT

The CONMEBOL has announced the postponement of the Copa America until 2021 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 07:42 GMT

Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia despite dominating the second half.

Vidal says Chile are team to fear ahead of Japan Copa clash

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 06:46 GMT

The two-time reigning champions are not among the favourites this time around having lost some of the players who took them to win Copa titles in 2015 and 2016

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 06:23 GMT

Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener.

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 10:30 GMT

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten.

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 09:20 GMT

Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out, AP reported.

Fernandinho in, Moura out for Brazil in Copa America

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 12:06 GMT

Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City’s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas Moura or Liverpool midfielder Fabinho.

Argentina ask coach Scaloni to stay for 2019 Copa America

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 04:40 GMT

Argentina have asked interim coach Lionel Scaloni to stay in charge of the team until next year's Copa America, the head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Thursday.

Japan, Qatar get invites to 2019 Copa America in Brazil

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 11:43 GMT

The 2019 Copa America in Brazil will feature 10 teams from South America plus invited guests Japan and Qatar

Chile's 'warrior' Vidal backtracks over retirement

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:15 GMT

Arturo Vidal produced a 180-degree turn on Wednesday insisting he was a "warrior" who would "never abandon" Chile.

After failing to qualify for the World Cup... Vidal retires

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Vidal failed to lead Chile to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 3-0 loss to Brazil in the last round of the South America qualifiers.

From ridiculous to sublime, Tite turns Brazil around

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 11:59 GMT

Little more than a year has gone by since Tite took over as coach of a Brazil side still reeling from embarrassing exits in the World Cup and Copa America .