The draw for the Copa America Centennial will be held on February 21 in New York, it said in a statement the Organizing Committee of the tournament to be held in ten cities in the United States from 3 to 26 June next.

Once known that the seeding of the four groups will be the United States, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico,  the picture will be completed with the other twelve selections  in a gala that will be defined in the full schedule of matches.

At the ceremony, to be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York,  will involve some celebrity ex-football players of America,  adds the note, which specifies that other details related to the draw will be announced in the days before the meeting.

This special edition of the America's Cup, the oldest tournament in world football, was devised by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) to commemorate its 100th anniversary and  will be held for the first time outside South America.

Six teams from CONCACAF Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, United States, Panama and Haiti and ten CONMEBOL Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,  Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay  and Venezuela will fight and conquer for tournament in which the defending champion is Chile.


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