Honduras will be the first nation to host the Copa America Centenario in 2021, with the tournament’s first match being played in the capital of Tegucigalpa on June 16.
The Copa Americas Centenario, which has been held every four years since 1996, is the largest domestic soccer tournament in Latin America, with more than 150 nations playing.
The event is also the largest international soccer event in the region.
Honduras, one of the region’s poorest countries, has been struggling with a host of economic problems, but the country is one of several that has qualified for the Copas America Centússio, which runs from June 12-19.
The tournament is also a key test for President Juan Orlando Hernández, who has faced criticism over the countrys economic problems and corruption allegations, which prompted the presidential election in December.
The countrys first official game is slated to be played on June 15, 2019.
Honduras faces Colombia on June 9 in the Copal de Honduras final.
Honduras is the first host nation for the 2018 Copa Libertadores tournament, which will be played from June 21-23 in Salvador.
It is also one of five hosts for the 2022 World Cup in Russia, which Honduras is hoping to qualify for.
The 2019 Copa Nacional, also known as the Copacabana, will take place from June 27-28 in Salvador and will be held in the city of Teguca, the capital.
Honduras hosted the 2018 edition of the tournament in South America, but only after two rounds, the first of which saw Honduras defeat Colombia in a dramatic 2-1 victory in the first-ever Copa Colombia final.
The second round, which was held in San Pedro Sula, saw Honduras beat Colombia 3-1, which left Honduras in fourth place.
Honduras will face Mexico on June 13 in the Centenario semifinals.
Honduras has never hosted the Copae America Centaón, but will host the event again for the third time in 2018, with Mexico, which had qualified for this year’s tournament in the last round, taking on Paraguay in the final.