2016 Copa America final to be at New Jersey Meadowlands

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will be the site of the 2016 Centennial Copa America final June 26.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football made the announcement Wednesday. Grass will be installed over the artificial turf.

The special 16-team tournament marks the 100th anniversary of the first Copa America, South America's national-team championship. Play starts June 3 and the tournament includes 10 teams from South America and six from the CONCACAF region.

Games will be played in Chicago; Foxborough, Massachusetts; Glendale, Arizona; Houston; Orlando, Florida; Pasadena, California; Philadelphia; Santa Clara, California; and Seattle.