This was announced by the Mayor’s Office of Bogota Through a statement in which he stated that the information had already been delivered to the representatives of the Bogota teams and Dimayor, during the first session of the District Soccer Committee.
“During the first peak of the pandemic there was no football in Bogota. In this second peak it will not be possible either. As soon as we overcome the red alert, the tournament will return to the capital, complying with FIFA’s biosafety protocols, “said Luis Ernesto Gómez, Secretary of Government, as heard below:
– jose fernando neira (@jfneira) January 14, 2021
The capital administration made the decision for the high occupancy of ICU beds, and to avoid crowds around sports venues, which already appeared, for example, in the final of the Betplay League, when Santa Fe lost against América de Cali.
Scheduled matches that can no longer be played in Bogotá
On the first and second days of the Betplay League, three games had already been scheduled for this and the other weekend, in Bogotá.
With the announcement of the Mayor’s Office, the matches must be postponed or played in other sports venues.
Those matches are:
- Millonarios vs Envigado (Sunday, January 17 in El Campín)
- Independiente Santa Fe vs Tolima (Sunday, January 24 in El Campín)
- La Equidad Vs Nacional (Sunday, January 24 at Techo)