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Copa America stadium lacks lights

  • AP, Thursday, June 9, 2011 12:33 AM

The Brigadier General Estanislao Lopez Stadium in Santa Fe, one of eight venues for this summer's Argentina-hosted Copa America, has yet to install floodlights, which threatens four games scheduled in the northwest city.

The old lights were torn down and the replacements have been held up by the customs office.

The stadium is scheduled to host games on July 3 (Paraguay-Ecuador), July 6 (Argentina-Colombia), July 10 (Colombia-Bolivia) and July 16 (a quarterfinal).

The Copa America kicks off July 1 with Argentina playing Bolivia in La Plata.

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