This was stated by Nicolás Russo, president of Lanús and member of the AFA, trusting that the teams will resume practices between August 5 and 10.
The 2019/20 campaign of the Argentine Super League, with the consecration of Boca Juniors, was completed weeks before the coronavirus pandemic put a brake on activity. In fact, the Super League Cup had reached its first matches, but the advance of the disease was more powerful and the authorities, in line with what happened in the world, suspended its course.
The novel event in that country, which had Tigre as the first champion in 2019, was finally canceled in its 2020 edition and, to this day, it is not even known in Argentina the date of return to the fields to resume official action at not having established the day in which you can return to training.
Uncertainty remained in recent days before the statements of the Argentine Minister of Health, Ginés González García, when he stated that the teams could not return to practice due to a “gestural effect”, while the rest of society (mainly focused on Capital Federal and the Greater Buenos Aires) transits through strict confinement from July 1 to 17.
However, the voice of Nicolas Russo allowed greater certainty, by anticipating that a return date is being handled. “There are pressures and needs. This week the protocol will be closed and except for a catastrophe, on August 5 or 10 it would be starting to train. I think that by the end of September we can be playing,” said the president of Lanús and member of the AFA in dialogue with the radio program, De una con Niembro, which is broadcast on the Internet.
In addition, Russo was in charge of commenting on what will happen with the activity of the South American tournaments. “Conmebol will try to start when we are the 10 countries available. We believe that they will start the last days of September or the first days of October,” he said.
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