Jorge Amor Ameal spoke about Boca Juniors’ imminent trip to Paraguay, to face Libertad for CONMEBOL Libertadores and did not avoid the controversy.
“We did everything that corresponds within the law so as not to create a problem. On the recommendation of CONMEBOL, we communicated with the Paraguayan Ministry of Health,” said the president of Boca, referring to the authorization of the Paraguayan Ministry of Health, to that footballers who have more than 14 days with the disease detected can enter the country to play.
“People are considered recovered even if they test positive after 14 days. We do not want a sports advantage, the matches are defined on the field,” added the leader Xeneize in dialogue with TNT Sports.
Another important point is the presence or not of Miguel Ángel Russo and Ameal clarified that he thinks about the coach’s health: “I would like Miguel Ángel Russo not to travel to Paraguay. I talk to him every day. We love him a lot and we don’t want to. what trip”.
Regarding the return to activity and the team’s chances, the president of Boca assured: “Boca is always a candidate to win the Libertadores.” In addition, he added that: “The return of the Libertadores helps the local tournament to return.”
Finally, Ameal referred to the problem they had with the outbreak of infected and stated: “This is a pandemic, we are studying the problem of what happened to us. There was no negligence here, we believe in our professionals, these things happen.”