The Colombia National Team will face its Argentine counterpart next Tuesday June 8 for the eighth date of the Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022. The game will be played at the Metropolitan Stadium Roberto Meléndez de Barranquilla and according to a statement from the Colombian Football Federation, approval is being processed to have a public on the sports stage.
According to the communication, the FCF says it is discussing the matter with Conmebol and FIFA after having received the endorsement of the Colombian government the day before after Resolution 777 of June 2, 2021 of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, which among other things It allows the presence of the public in sports venues, taking into account a capacity limit according to the occupancy of ICU beds in each city and its progress in the National Vaccination Plan.
The statement adds that “There will be no ticket sales” and that the people who would be inside the Metropolitan would be those who previously they had purchased a subscription that was on sale in February 2020, in addition to tickets that would be awarded by sponsors and other tickets that correspond to “Sports commitments with the players”.
Health Minister Fernando Ruiz explained that in the case of Barranquilla and the Metropolitan, the capacity that the stage would have would be 25% for this Tuesday, June 8.
THE FCF COMMUNICATION
The Colombian Football Federation informs that after the issuance by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Resolution 777 of June 2, 2021, it is carrying out all the procedures before FIFA and CONMEBOL, the highest organizations at the world and South American level, respectively. , so that on Tuesday, June 8, the public can enter the Roberto Melendez Metropolitan Stadium on the occasion of the game between the Colombian Senior Men’s National Team and its counterpart from Argentina.
In addition, it is clarified that there will be NO ticket sales, since the allowed capacity will only be destined for those people who had previously purchased their season ticket since it went on sale in February 2020.
The remaining tickets will be used for commercial commitments with their sponsors and sports commitments with the players. The treatment that each ticket holder gives to them is outside the FCF, which is why we are not responsible.