The 2024 Copa America draw will set the groups, matchups and possible paths for each team with an eye on the coveted CONMEBOL trophy.
Hosted by the United States, next summer’s competition will combine the 10 South American nations with six North American guest challengers in a special edition of the tournament.
With the 2026 World Cup set to be staged across North American soil, next summer’s Copa America will serve as a lead-in to the massive global event two years later.
The Sporting News brings you live coverage of the 2024 Copa America draw, with all the results from the event in Miami which will set the stage for the competition next summer as each team learns its fate and sets its pathway towards international glory.
Teams in 2024 Copa America draw
The 16 teams in the 2024 Copa America were broken up into four pots of four teams each for the group-stage draw.
Pot 1 teams were pre-drawn, consisting of defending champions Argentina, CONCACAF Gold Cup champions Mexico, hosts and defending CONCACAF Nations League champions USA, and the next highest-ranked CONMEBOL side, Brazil.
The remaining four pots were arranged by FIFA ranking, with the two yet-to-be-determined CONCACAF playoff winners pre-drawn into Pot 4.
| Playoff winner A
(Canada or Trinidad & Tobago)
| Playoff winner B
(Honduras or Costa Rica)
Copa America 2024 draw: Live updates, results, groups
1 p.m. ET: Despite – or, perhaps, because of – the concerns around Lionel Scaloni’s future, Argentina are showing their World Cup-winning manager some love.
Young Scaloni #ArgentinaNT pic.twitter.com/w1vagYa9gA
— Selección Argentina in English (@AFASeleccionEN) December 5, 2023
12:00 p.m. ET: It’s been a remarkable day in Brazilian domestic football. Pele’s former club, Santos, have been relegated for the first time in their 111-year history with a final-day-of-the-season defeat in the country’s Serie A.
The club also produced Brazil record scorer Neymar – the most expensive player in the world, who is hoping to recover from injury in time for the Copa America – but have suffered financial problems recently.
🤍🖤SANTOS SEMPRE SANTOS 🤍🖤 pic.twitter.com/t0kcM3w6Ia
— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) December 7, 2023
11:00 a.m. ET: Brazil legend Ronaldo scored 10 goals across three consecutive editions of the Copa America, including a goal in the 1999 final from a Rivaldo pass as his country beat Uruguay 3-0 to lift the trophy.