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Brazil announces international friendly against Uruguay during FIFA window

Devdiscourse News Desk rio de janeiro Brazil
Updated: 10-10-2018 17:09 IST

Brazil and Uruguay will meet in an international friendly next month, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced.

The November 16 clash -- part of this year's last FIFA international friendly window -- will be played at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium in London, reports Xinhua news agency.

The CBF said on Tuesday that the fixture is in line with its plans to "progressively increase the difficulty of friendlies," ahead of next year's Copa America.

Brazil will face Saudi Arabia on October 12 and Argentina four days later in the Saudi cities of Riyadh and Jeddah respectively.

The Copa America, the world's oldest continental football tournament, will be played in Brazil from June 14 to July 7 next year.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Brazil Uruguay