Children's Mercy Park to host Canada versus Peru in Copa America 2024 group stage on June 25

Canada defeated Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday with goals from RCD Mallorca striker Cyle Larin and Nashville SC winger Jacob Shaffelburg to qualify for CONMEBOL Copa America 2024. Canada earns a berth in Group A and will face two-time Copa America champions Peru on June 25 at Children's Mercy Park.

Tickets are available to purchase via SeatGeek for the first ever Copa America match in Kansas City.

CONMEBOL Copa America 2024 will be the 48th edition of the oldest national team tournament in the world and will be held in 14 stadiums across the United States from June 20 to July 14, 2024. The competition will feature 32 matches to be played by 16 countries, including all 10 CONMEBOL members in South America along with the best six teams in CONCACAF which includes North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

The Group Stage will be played from June 20 to July 2, followed by the Quarterfinals from July 4 to 6, the Semifinals on July 9 and 10, a Third Place Match on July 13 and the Final on July 14. The Copa America USA 2024 complete match schedule is available here.

Currently 50th in the FIFA rankings, Canada is led by Bayern Munich left back Alphonso Davies and LOSC Lille forward Jonathan David. After competing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and reaching the 2022-23 Concacaf Nations League Final, Canada will play in Copa America for the first time and will face a Peru side ranked 33 in the FIFA rankings. Peru is led by 40-year-old striker Paolo Guerrero who has the most Copa America goals of any active player and has the most goals in Peru national team history.

Since opening in 2011, Children’s Mercy Park continues to attract many of the sport’s most prestigious matches at the club and international levels. High-profile events held at Sporting Kansas City’s state-of-the-art stadium include the 2013 MLS All-Star Game, 2013 MLS Cup, 2014 Concacaf Women’s Championship, 2015 NCAA College Cup, Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying (2012, 2015), Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Finals (2012, 2017), 2018 Tournament of Nations, Concacaf Champions Cup (2013, 2014, 2016, 2019) and Concacaf Gold Cup (2011, 2015, 2019, 2021).