Copa America without Qatar and Australia

The future World Cup hosts Qatar and Australia are not making a guest appearance at the South American Football Championship in the summer (June 11 to July 11). The organizing continental association CONMEBOL announced on Tuesday.

Both nations have therefore canceled with reference to scheduling conflicts with the World Cup qualification.

Australia plays in the Asian qualifiers, Qatar will take part in the European qualifying as a guest in preparation for the home World Cup in 2022. The Copa America was postponed to the coming summer in 2020 due to the corona pandemic.

The hosts are Argentina and Colombia, the defending champions are Brazil.

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