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Colombia will be the third Copa America team to register for a positive COVID test – Soccer Sports

2 members of Columbia Delegation to Copa America The COVID-19 test was positive on Sunday. That is, three competing teams infected players or officers before the tournament began. 8 Venezuela On Saturday the player tested positive. Bolivia..

Host country Brazil We will have an opening match with Venezuela on Sunday. Following the match in Brasilia, Colombia vs. Ecuador..

As CONMEBOL protects itself from tournament accusations, more positive test news arrives. Awarded to Brazil within 2 weeks, Was cobbled together at the last minute.Brazil was chosen after Colombia withdrew due to public unrest and a wave of co-sponsors Argentina Withdrew due to a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.

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“The decision to host the Copa America in Brazil was not a whimsical or improvised decision,” CONMEBOL said in an open letter. “It wouldn’t be possible because it wasn’t put together at the last minute.”

The organization said that Brazil’s experience in hosting international sporting events (the World Cup in 2014, the Olympics in 2016, and the last Copa America two years ago) led to the fact that Brazil hosted international football. Similarly, it matches throughout most of the pandemics that said it made it a logical choice. He also defended the holding of tournaments in South America when COVID-19 was not yet controlled and most countries were just beginning to promote vaccination.

“The sanitary bubble with the delegation is supposed to minimize contact with others outside. A 48-hour pre-test test by everyone involved in the match, chartered. All “movement of delegations by plane” helps limit the spread of the virus. , CONMEBOL said.

Brazilian Supreme Court denied three injunctions on Thursday We sought to prevent tournaments from being held domestically due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brazil’s President Jail Bolsonaro, who has been fighting the blockade, downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus, supported the move to bring Copa to his country.

The Copa America Final, the oldest international tournament in the world, will take place on July 10th at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

– Soccer Sports

Colombia will be the third Copa America team to register for a positive COVID test

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