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Copa America left without any host as Argentina is stripped
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Copa America left without any host as Argentina is stripped

Argentina will no longer host the Copa America tournament, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) disclosed on Sunday. This latest development has put the competition in doubt with just 13 days left till the date it was set to kick off. The competition which features 10 South American countries was due to be held in Argentina and Colombia between June 13 and July 10, and this was the first time it was being co=hosted by two nations in its 105-year history. However, Colombia was removed as co-host on May 20 due to persistent protests with demands for social and economic change across the country. Argentina have now joined due to what the body described as present circumstances. CONMEBOL didn't reveal the nature of the circumstances that forced the decision although Ar...