Colombia at Copa America 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win

Football news 20 june 2024, 10:22
Lars Foster Dailysports's expert Lars Foster
Colombia at Copa America 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win Colombia at Copa America 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win

On 21 June, the main event in American football will begin in the USA - 16 best teams from North and South America will start the fight for the Copa América title.

The Dailysports team tells you about one of the participants of the tournament - the Colombian national team.

What is Colombia's highest achievement in Copa América history?

The Colombian national team has triumphed at the Copa América only once - at their home tournament in 2001. The "tricolour" also has a silver medal in 1975 and five bronze medals.

Who was included in the Colombian national team's application for the Copa América?

Head coach of the Colombian national team Nestor Lorenzo determined the following list of players:

  • Goalkeepers: Camilo Vargas (Atlas), David Ospina (Al Nassr), Alvaro Montero (Milonarios)
  • Defenders: Daniel Munoz (Crystal Palace), Santiago Arias (Bahia), Carlos Cuesta (Genk), Ihon Lukumi (Bologna), Yerry Mina (Cagliari), Davinson Sanchez (Galatasaray), Deiver Machado (Lens), Johan Mojica (Osasuna).
  • Midfielders: Kevin Castaño (Krasnodar), Jefferson Lerma (Crystal Palace), Matheus Uribe (Al Sadd), Richard Rios (Palmeiras), Jorge Carrascal (Dynamo Moscow), Jamez Rodriguez (São Paulo), Juan Fernando Quintero (Racing).
  • Forwards: Yaser Asprilla (Watford), Ihon Arias (Fluminense), Luis Sinisterra (Bournemouth), Jhon Duran (Aston Villa), Miguel Angel Borja (River Plate), Luis Diaz (Liverpool), Rafael Santos Borre (Internacional), Jhon Cordoba (Krasnodar).

Who is the head coach of the Colombian national team?

Since 2022, the Colombian national team is headed by Argentine specialist Nestor Lorenzo. For seven years he was the assistant of Jose Pekerman, and in general, almost 20 years he worked in the coaching staffs of one or another specialist.

He ventured out on his own in 2021 when he took over Peru's Melgar, but left the following year to take over the Colombian national team.

How did Colombia qualify for the Copa América 2024?

There is no selection for Latin American teams for the Copa América due to the already small number of associations in the CONMEBOL confederation, so the Paraguay national team, along with nine other teams, qualify directly for the tournament.

What is the schedule of matches in Colombia's group at the Copa América 2024?

Colombia will play Paraguay, Brazil and Costa Rica at the tournament.

  • 25.06 00:00 Colombia - Paraguay (NRG Stadium. Houston, Texas)
  • 29.06 00:00 Colombia - Costa Rica (State Farm Stadium. Glendale, Arizona)
  • 03.07 03:00 Brazil - Colombia (Levi's Stadium. Santa Clara, California)

Time – CET

Which kit will Colombia play at the Copa América 2024?

Colombia national team will play at the tournament wearing the kit of manufacturer Adidas. The home kit is in yellow colours with orange inserts. The away kit is in black and orange colours.

What are the betting odds on the Colombian national team at the Copa América 2024?

The Colombians are given good odds by bookmakers for the tournament. With odds of 1.25 they are one of the contenders to get out of the group, while a win in the whole tournament is estimated at odds of 12.

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