Copa America 2015 Wiki

Copa America 2015 is the main football tournament of South America which is organized by CONMEBOL [under FIFA] after every four years. In 2015, the confederation will host 44th edition of Copa America. Total of 12 teams will compete against each other for the title. If your search is something like “full information of Copa America 2015,” then you are at correct place.

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Group Stage Games
Points Table
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Copa America 2015 Host Nation

Copa America 2015 Host Nation

Star Date: 11 June 2015
End Date: 4 July 2015

This time, CA2015 will be hosted by Chile. This is the eighth time Chile is hosting this competition. Actually, Brazil was selected to host this South American football tournament, but due to organization of Confederation Cup 2013 and FIFA World Cup 2014, they refused to do so. Later, Chile and Brazil’s football federations decided to swap the tournaments of 2015 and 2019. This means Brazil will host 2019CA.

Chile have picked up total of nine football stadium to host this campaign. We got the names of some hosting stadiums which are Estadio Regional de Antogagasta, Estadio Sausalito, Estadio Nacional, Estadio Monumental David Arellano and Concepcion. Out of these grounds, Nacional have highest seating capacity with 48,665.

Copa America 2015 Mascot

CA2015 Official Mascot

Zincha

On seventeenth of November 2014, CONMEBOL announced the official mascot of Copa America 2015. Based on the public votes, Zincha name was selected for its official mascot. The name is inspired by fox. Zincha is a word made from the combination of “fox” and a “fan”.

Two other names for the mascot were Andi [In the reference to the world famous Andes mountain range], and Kul [Culpeo family of the fox and kultrun]. Winner Zincha received 47.1% of votes, defeating Andi [27.2%] and Kul [25.7%]. To select this name, thousands of Chileans voted for the mascot.

Copa America 2015 Teams

Copa America 2015 Teams

 

CONMEBOL had total of 10 teams to run this tournament. They wanted to add two more teams, so they sent invitations to Mexico and Japan. Mexico accepted the invitation, but Japan didn’t. After refusal of Japan, China was invited to join 11 teams, but due to clash of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification matches of AFC, they rejected the invitation. In the end, Jamaica accepted the invitation and became the twelveth of the competition.

Group A Group B Group C
Chile Argentina Brazil
Mexico Uruguay Colombia
Ecuador Paraguay Peru
Bolivia Jamaica Venezuela

2015 Copa America Team Squads

The team squads for this tournament are not yet announced. Once announced, this article will be updated.

TV Telecast / Broadcasting Rights

Telecasting rights of Copa America 2015 are also announced. Given below is the list of broadcasting rights.

  • Latin America: beIN Sports, DirecTV Sports and ESPN Latin America
  • Argentina: TyC Sports and El Trece
  • Bolivia: Bolivision, Unitel and Tigo Sports
  • Brazil: Rede Globo, SporTV and ESPN Brazil
  • Chile: Canal 13 and TVN
  • Colombia: RCN Television, Caracol Television and win Sports
  • Ecuador: Gama TV and TC Television
  • France: beIN Sports
  • Jamaica: CVM TV
  • Japan: NHK
  • Mexico: Televisa
  • Paraguay: Tigo Sports and Telefuturo
  • Peru: America Television
  • Singapore: StarHub
  • United States: beIN Sports Univision
  • Uruguay: Tenfield and Teledoce
  • Venezuela: Venevision and DirecTV Sports Venezuela

Group Stages Match Dates Time

Match Date Time
Group A
Chile vs Ecuador 11 Jun 8:30 pm
Mexico vs Bolivia 12 Jun 8:30 pm
Ecuador vs Bolivia 15 Jun 6:00 pm
Chile vs Mexico 15 Jun 8:30 pm
Mexico vs Ecuador 19 Jun 6:00 pm
Chile vs Bolivia 19 Jun 8:30 pm
Group B
Uruguay vs Jamaica 13 Jun 4:00 pm
Argentina vs Paraguay 13 Jun 6:30 pm
Paraguay vs Jamaica 16 Jun 6:00 pm
Argentina vs Uruguay 16 Jun 8:30 pm
Uruguay vs Paraguay 20 Jun 4:00 pm
Argentina vs Jamaica 20 Jun 6:30 pm
Group C
Colombia vs Venezuela 14 Jun 4:00 pm
Brazil vs Peru 14 Jun 6:30 pm
Brazil vs Colombia 17 Jun 8:30 pm
Peru vs Venezuela 18 Jun 8:30 pm
Colombia vs Peru 21 Jun 4:00 pm
Brazil vs Venezuela 21 Jun 6:30 pm

Each team will play one game against their respective group rivals. In this way there will be six games in each group. Winning team will be awarded with three points and one point to each team for draw. Top two teams will qualify for quarter final, whereas top 2 third placed teams from 3 groups will get the ticket of quarter final.

On 11th of June 2015, host nation will begin the competition against Ecuador at Estadio Nacional football ground. Defending champions Uruguay’s first match of group stage is against Jamaica.

Copa America 2015 Points Table

Group A
# Team P W L D GF GA GD Pts.
1 Chile
2 Mexico
3 Ecuador
4 Bolivia
Group B
1 Argentina
2 Uruguay
3 Paraguay
4 Jamaica
Group C
1 Brazil
2 Colombia
3 Peru
4 Venezuela

Knockout Round

After group stage, knock round or you can call it quarter final round will be played between 8 teams from 24th June.

Quarter finals: 24 to 27 June

Semi finals: 29 and 30 June

Third Place: 3 July

Final: 4th July 2015.

Note: Page last updated on 1 Mar 2015

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