Conmebol shrugs off Copa América critics

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has brushed aside criticism over Brazil’s staging of the 2019 Copa América, stating that the event will serve as a template for future editions.

Conmebol’s showpiece national team tournament is in the midst of change, and will return in 2020 as Argentina and Colombia’s co-hosting heralds a switch to the Copa América being held in even-numbered years on a four-year cycle.

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