The commitment that Independiente Santa Fe will play next Wednesday against River Plate on the third date of the group stage of the Copa Conmebol Libertadores It will take place without any inconvenience at the Centennial Stadium in the city of Armenia., as confirmed, in a dialogue with Blu Radio Sports Blog, the president of the Cardenal team, Eduardo Méndez.
The leader assured that when he learned that there were doubts about the holding of the meeting in the capital of Quindío, due to public order issues derived from the national strike, he contacted the local authorities to find out the situation, who They told him that everything is in order.
“We spoke with the municipal authorities and they told us that there is no problem playing against River this Wednesday“he declared.
The president also explained the economic problems that Santa Fe is presenting due to the money that is being invested to be able to play the Copa Libertadores matches outside the capital of Colombia.
“The expenses for playing these games outside the city of Bogotá are approximately 600 million pesos. We have to pay the charter of the visiting teams, pay for our trips, hotels. Unfortunately we played like this with Fluminense and now with River, “said Eduardo Méndez.
In this way, the ‘Red Express’ would receive the Argentine team in the same scenario where he faced Fluminense with the obligation to add the three points to continue with options to qualify for the next round of the continental tournament.