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Report: 2016 Copa America Centenario in United States could be announced as early as May 1

Official word on the future of the long-rumored Copa América Centenario could be coming – and coming soon.

According to a report on Thursday on the website of beIN Sports, an official announcement of the 2016 tournament that will reportedly be held in the United States could come as soon as May 1. When contacted by, CONMEBOL, South America’s soccer governing body and the organization planning the special edition of the quadrennial tournament to commemorate its 100th anniversary, had no comment.

CONCACAF, which has been working with CONMEBOL to finalize the event, has not responded to a request for comment, while U.S. Soccer referred to CONCACAF.

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