The draw for Copa America 2019, this summer’s biggest men’s soccer tournament, will be televised live on Telemundo Deportes Thursday from 5:30pm ET to viewers in the United States.
Viewers will be able to discover which groups the 12 participating countries will find themselves in from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Japan and Qatar. No doubt that the anticipation will be building for the competition, which promises to feature South America’s biggest soccer stars including Brazil’s Neymar, Copa America Winner Luis Suarez of Uruguay, Argentinian soccer legend Lionel Messi, and Colombia’s James Rodriguez, among many others.
Telemundo Deportes will feature a special 90-minute broadcast of Titulares y Más: Fiesta del Sorteo with live reactions as the draw takes place. The 90-minute show will be anchored by hosts Karim Mendiburu, Miguel Gurwitz and Carlos Hermosillo from studio, and the participation of Telemundo Deportes’ Sammy Sadovnik providing interviews and live reports from Rio de Janeiro. The show will feature analysis and live reactions from Andrés Cantor and Eduardo Biscayart as the Draw takes place as well as special guests, including an interview with CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez.
Titulares y Más on Telemundo Deportes will begin its coverage of the 46th edition of the tournament on Wednesday night with reports by Sadovnik from Rio. The broadcast will also feature highlights, analysis and more.
Telemundo Deportes’ exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the 2019 Copa America taking place June 14–July 7, 2019. The Draw defines the opponents for each team in the group stage as the 12 teams are drawn into three groups of four according to their FIFA World Ranking.
As of press time, there is still no U.S. broadcaster who has acquired the English-language rights to the competition.