The President of the Colombian Rugby Federation Andrés Gómez and the administrative and sports team of the Federation have been dreaming and working for the professionalization of rugby, and every time more certain and effective steps are being taken towards the achievement of this goal. In this context, he stated that his country will have a team in the American Super League in 2021.
“We are going to work with a professional team in the form of a limited company, we already have four interested investors and we are going to open an investment and capital round to start and form this limited company and be able to have our professional team, so we are on the right track . We will have a professional team next year participating in the American Professional Rugby Super League”Added the president.
In the extraordinary assembly that was held with the presidents of the different leagues of the country an agreement was reached, as stated by the president of the Federation. “The statutory reform for the professional sport of Rugby was approved by all the members, a reform was made to all the statutes of the Federation, it stayed and everything that is professional rugby for the country is opened. All the documentation will be sent to the Ministry of Sports so that it can make its pertinent review and we hope in a month they will make all the return with all the approved statutes and from then on what we are going to do is the entire opening of a public limited company “Gomez said.
“Very happy, very satisfied, it is great news for the players, coaches and our fans and for many people who hardly know or understand Rugby, there they will have the opportunity to have a professional team playing with the best players from around the continent and with many other players who are also going to form and be part of that league because World Cup players are going to arrive to be part of each of the 6 teams that will play the Professional League, ”Andrés Gómez pointed out.
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Source: Fecorugby, Press