The Paraguayan championship will return this Friday and the president of Gumarelo is clear about the importance of having filming for the resumption of the Copa Libertadores.
Paraguay It will be the first country in South America to resume football activity at the national level when this Friday resumes Opening Tournament, which had been suspended in early March by the coronavirus. An advance that could be key for when the Libertadores Cup in mid-September, especially compared to teams from countries that don’t even have a set date yet for the return of their championships.
Libertad is one of the teams that they know will have that advantage: the first game that Gumarelo will have to play in the resumption of the continental competition will be at home against Boca, who still have not even been able to resume group training. “In football terms, I don’t know if there will be much difference because these players are all professionals, but I do believe that we will have a more competitive rhythm,” acknowledged the president of the Guaraní team, Rubén Di Tore.
In dialogue with the Milenium Sports radio program, the leader analyzed: “You can train hard, with team A against B or C or you can do friendly matches, but it is never the same as being officially competing. After such a stop As long as we had, there is always the possibility of muscle injuries suddenly appearing and those kinds of things that often complicate the possibility of having the whole team. ”
On the other hand, Di Tore referred to CONMEBOL’s decision to retake the event despite the fact that the effects of the pandemic still hit very hard in the continent: “I do not know how the differences in contagion in each country will congenial. I think that the dates are tentative, there are alarming numbers in many countries. I am not afraid, but we are not happy to go to a place where there is a very high percentage of infections. “
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