This years tournament will be hosted by Chile, and the event looks set to be one of the most competitive and entertaining meetings in recent years. Sports betting for Copa America 2015 will be difficult to predict, as there are now so many great teams in South America.
The tournament is all set to begin on 11th June 2015 and will end on 4th July. The opening game sees hosts Chile take on Ecuador in an evening kick-off. Both teams are an excellent example of how the standard of South American football has improved in recent years, and it is sure to be an entertaining and passionate game.
Fans should not expect to see Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia during the opening match, as he will miss the event due to an operation. After fracturing his ankle back in 2010, Valencia had screws inserted into his leg, but during the past season those screws have begun irritate the player, resulting in an operation that will take place this summer.
Valencia’s operation is being conducted with the full blessing of the head coach, as the team are eager to make sure that he is available for World Cup qualification next season. Despite his absence, the opening match is sure to be one of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar, with two great teams ready to stand off in a classic encounter.
For three weeks this summer, 12 of the best teams in South America will face off in a thrilling tournament that will see some of the greatest players in the world today compete for glory. This year’s event will be the most competitive in the competition’s history and the only guarantee is that it will be full of great football.