Colombia vs. Brazil Clash:

A highly anticipated South American Qualifiers match for the World Cup in Mexico, the United States, and Canada 2026 is set between Colombia on November 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Debut of Andrés Matonte:

The 35-year-old Uruguayan referee, Andrés Matonte, will make his debut as the central judge in the South American Qualifiers, Senior National Team for the first time.

Matonte's Experience:

Despite it being his Qualifiers debut, Matonte brings significant experience, having officiated in Conmebol tournaments with South American clubs and national teams. Notably,

Impressive Referee Record:

Matonte boasts a substantial record, having officiated in 126 matches in Uruguayan football and 48 in international competitions,

Colombia vs. Brazil Venue:

The showdown will take place at the Metropolitan Stadium in Barranquilla, providing a dynamic setting for the clash between two football powerhouses.

Full Uruguayan Referee Team:

The entire referee team, including VAR, for the Colombia vs. Brazil match will be from Uruguay, adding a unique element to the officiating crew.

Broadcast Details:

Fans can catch the action on Gol Caracol and RCN, ensuring widespread coverage of the exciting encounter between Colombia and Brazil.

South American Qualifiers Significance:

With both teams vying for a spot in the World Cup, the match holds significant importance in the South American Qualifiers, intensifying the competition between