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Brazil: Hosts excited for Copa America 2019 opener

Brazil, Sao Paulo
June 15, 2019 at 01:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Brazil fans were in good spirits ahead of the hosts opening fixture against Bolivia at Sao Paulo's Morumbi on Friday night.

Supporters dressed in the country's emblematic yellow and green shirt, waved flags, blew horns and danced to drumming in the build up to the game.

The hosts are favourites to lift the Copa America at the Maracana on July 7. A good run of results in the lead up to the tournament, weakened opposition and the home advantage are set to play into the Selecao's hands.

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Brazil fans were in good spirits ahead of the hosts opening fixture against Bolivia at Sao Paulo's Morumbi on Friday night.

Supporters dressed in the country's emblematic yellow and green shirt, waved flags, blew horns and danced to drumming in the build up to the game.

The hosts are favourites to lift the Copa America at the Maracana on July 7. A good run of results in the lead up to the tournament, weakened opposition and the home advantage are set to play into the Selecao's hands.

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