Copa América 2016

By bogotapost June 6, 2016

Copa América

Get all the information you need from the Copa América as Los Cafeteros go for glory. From Colombian team news, results and updates to the history of the tournament, we’ve got you covered

Colombia first to qualify for Copa quarters after second win


Colombia takes another victory at the Copa América 2016, beating Paraguay 2-1

Despite a late rally from Paraguay, Colombia picked up a 2-1 win in Pasadena, California last night to make it six points from six in their group games and ensure their passage to Copa América Centenario quarter finals

Colombia off to flying start in opening match

Colombia squad, Copa América

The Colombia squad celebrate their victory in the opener of the centenary Copa América.

The tournament is underway and the national team get off to the best start possible. Colombia take victory in the opening match after a stunning opening ceremony and a perfect start to the game.

The unwanted Copa

2016 Copa América

One of South America’s biggest superstars has opted not to play and the winners won’t even get their hands on the real trophy. But, as John Bartlett writes, the imperfect nature of the 2016 Copa América is in keeping with the rather inconsistent first 100 years of the tournament’s history.

La selección Colombia

Colombia Copa AmericaIt is less than 12 months since Colombia made the quarterfinals of the Copa América in Chile, but even in a year, a lot has changed. Freek Huigen takes a run through the new look Colombian national side – who stays, who goes and who’s new to the team.

The Colombian league contingent

Colombia Copa América, Colombia squad

Many of the more familiar names of previous teams have been replaced with home based talent for this campaign.

That Colombia manager José Néstor Pekerman is in a phase of transition with his cafeteros side is evident in the Colombia squad he has chosen. Just under half of the Colombia squad play their club football on domestic soil. Freek Huigen takes a look at some new faces to watch out for in the Copa América.