Some of the biggest names in the world, including Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Alexis Sanchez and James Rodriguez, will be in action as Chile hope to defend their title when the tournament gets underway on 3 June in the USA.
As well as all 10 of the CONMEBOL nations, six teams from the CONCACAF region (USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Haiti and Panama) will participate.
Chile shocked Argentina to claim the 2015 tournament, but expect the Barcelona trio of Messi, Suarez and Neymar to inspire Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil respectively in their attempts to wrestle back the trophy, and continental bragging rights.
Also in the hunt are Colombia, led by Real Madrid star James Rodriguez, a Javier Hernandez inspired Mexico, and the USA, looking to put a difficult year behind them and win on home soil.
SBS’s exclusive free to air coverage of the Copa America Centenario will include full coverage of the knockout stage, which comprises of 4 quarter-finals, 2 semi-finals and the final, all live in HD on SBS.
The World Game will have all the daily news and highlights online from 3 June.
The Copa America adds to a stellar line up of LIVE and FREE football on SBS in 2016 that includes:
- UEFA Champions League
- Euro 2016
- English Premier League
- Copa Del Rey Final
- Coppa Italia Final
- Spain Internationals
- UEFA Super Cup
- Spanish Super Cup
- Italian Super Cup
- FIFA Futsal World Cup
- Women's Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups
In addition to an already strong international football slate, SBS can also announce LIVE and Free coverage of the Coppa Italia Final between heavyweights Juventus and AC Milan on 22 May and the Copa del Rey Final between Barcelona and Sevilla on 23 May. Both matches live on SBS in HD and streamed online.