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Revealed! Who the Socceroos will face in Copa America

04 December 2019

That means the Socceroos will play their five group stages matches in Argentina against the two-time World Cup champions, as well as Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay.

Group B will be hosted by Colombia and is headlined by holders Brazil, alongside Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru and second invited participants Qatar. Argentina, despite not winning the trophy since 1993, could equal that total this summer.

It will also be the stadium where the opening match of the tournament will take place.

"Our boys haven't really had the experience of playing in South America".

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Eight teams will qualify for the quarter-finals with the final to place on 12 July in Barranquilla, Colombia.

The 2020 tournament will also see a change in format.

The Socceroos - competing as a specially invited guest nation, along with Qatar - will play their first match against Uruguay on June 13.

General view of the completed draw on the big screen.

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Argentina last won the Copa America in 1993 and the nation is desperate to finally get their hands on the trophy once again.

So Argentina is placed in Group A alongside & (as invitee).

The top four from each group will proceed to the knockout stages.

Qatar, meanwhile, who finished bottom of their group at this year's Copa America to exit in the first round, will open their tournament against Peru on June 14.

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"The Copa America is the oldest global football competition in the world and we are honoured to have received an invitation to compete", said Socceroos coach Graham Arnold.

Revealed! Who the Socceroos will face in Copa America