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Orlando, Seattle among 10 US cities hosting Copa Centenario

WGIL Newsroom 94

Chicago BearsMIAMI (AP) –The Citrus Bowl in Orlando, CenturyLink Field in Seattle and Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco are among the 10 venues for the 2016 Copa America Centenario.

The other venues and cities for the June 3-26 tournament announced Thursday by CONCACAF and local organizers: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California; Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts; Soldier Field in Chicago; NRG Stadium in Houston; Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia; and University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Organizers opted for bigger NFL stadiums instead of MLS stadiums available in some cities. Most venues will host at least three games. The cities and venues for the opening game and the final were not announced.

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