The return of Argentine soccer continues to be an uncertainty, after the postponement to the date set for September 25.
Nicolás Russo, president of Lanús and an important part of AFA clarified the situation and assured: “There was never a start date for the championship. Our goal was to start the last weekend of September. We had a meeting with the national government but there is still no date. and we are going to support the government’s decision. “
The leader spoke with the radio program ‘How are you doing?’ and added about the possibility of defining a date: “When this settles down a bit and the situation calms down, we will start. More will be decided on the date. There will be a ladder of qualifications until we get to play. friendly “.
In addition, Russo expressed that the start date may be delayed, but it does not change the idea of the tournament format. “When they enable, we will start. Starting later does not change the championship. There is a consensus and we have time to play it until January 31st. The decision to start the championship later is reasonable.”
The president of the Garnet also chatted with ‘Jogo Bonito’ and stated: “The number of daily cases is overwhelming us. Obviously there is a need for everyone to start it. We are losing many millions per month.”
Finally, he added: “If the government had authorized us earlier, we would have pressed more. Surely there will be a meeting between (Marcelo) Tinelli, (Claudio) Tapia and Ginés (González García) to continue developing everything.”