By Andrew Downie
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Hosts Brazil have been drawn to face Peru, Venezuela and Bolivia in the 2019 Copa America that kicks off in Sao Paulo in June.
Thursday’s draw also placed seeded Argentina with Colombia, Paraguay and invited guests Qatar.
The third of the three top seeds Uruguay face the other invited guests Japan plus Ecuador and reigning champions Chile.
This year’s tournament will take place in five Brazilian cities between June 14 and July 7. All 10 South American teams will compete along with invited guests Japan and Qatar.
(Reporting by Andrew Downie; editing by Ken Ferris)