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Mexico Set to Face Uruguay in Copa América Centenario

El Tri aiming to win the competition for the first time
By The News · 22 of February 2016 09:12:53
SORTEO DE LA COPA AMÉRICA CENTENARIO 2016, 60221258. Nueva York, 21 Feb. 2016 (Notimex-Omar Vega).- El técnico de la selección mexicana de futbol, Juan Carlos Osorio desfiló por la alfombra roja del sorteo de la Copa América Centenario 2016.NOTIMEX/FOTO/ OMAR VEGA/FRE/SPO/, No available

Mexico’s national soccer team face a tough match against Uruguay in the Copa América Centenario 2016 after both were drawn in Group C, Sunday. Minnows Jamaica and Venezuela complete the group.

The tournament, a special edition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Copa América, will take place in the United States of America from June 3-26, 2016. The hosts were drawn in a tough-looking Group A alongside Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay.

Argentina, who haven’t won a major international tournament since the 1993 Copa América, will take on Chile, Panama and Bolivia.

Eight-times winners Brazil face Ecuador, Peru and Haiti in Group B.

Global superstars such as Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, Alexis Sánchez and Neymar are all expected to take part in the tournament, which Mexico will be hoping to win for the first time.