Santa Fe and America They already beat what will be the final of Colombian football, which will begin the weekend with the first leg at Pascual Guerrero.
For that final match, in which the cardinal team will finish home, due to their best position in the reclassification, both clubs await authorization from the Government to be able to count on the presence of their fans.
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The cardinal team, led by the president Eduardo Mendez, made a request to the president of the Dimayor, Fernando Jaramillo, for the entity to process this request with the National Government. “We are waiting,” Méndez told EL TIEMPO on Monday.
The leader added that they are attentive to the possibility and the capacity that the authorities, the Ministry of Health and the Mayor’s Office have.
However, for a few days the Bogota City Hall has stated that there will be no fans in the final in Bogotá, due to the risks of contagion from covid-19 what that would imply.
President Jaramillo said this Monday that the procedures have already been done, not only for Santa Fe but for América, which will play the first leg of the final at Pascual.
The request is that there is a public, the Ministry of Sport agrees, I think the local mayors too; the Minsalud would be missing, which has to give the last word
“There are several requests from the teams so that there is public, in these two stadiums biosecurity measures can be maintained, and we are thinking about a capacity of 5,000 people, it is possible to manage and control from the biosecurity. The request is that there is public, The Ministry of Sports agrees, I think the local mayors too; the Ministry of Health would be missing, which has to give the last word, “said Jaramillo on Blu Radio.
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However, in Cali there were already reactions. Mayor Jorge Iván Ospina stated that it will not be possible for there to be fans at Pascual.
“I would love to see the match against Santa Fe, but it is impossible for me to have an audience at Pascual Guerrero, we went through really difficult times with the Pandemic and 10,000 people in the Stadium for so long is complicated,” he said in his account of Twitter
Santa Fe, La Equidad and América had requested at the time that they had authorization for the semifinals, but it was denied.
This weekend also groups of Santa Fe and Junior fans had crowds in Bogotá and Barranquilla during the matches of their respective teams, outside the stadiums.