Boyaca Chico got closer to reaching first division of Colombian soccerafter proclaiming himself champion of the Promotion Tournament 2022-I in a thrilling final against Sports Quindio in which it was imposed 4-2 on penalties after the draw at two goals in the 90 minutes of the second leg. The first leg ended 0-0.
The team of coach Jhon Jairo Gómez twice equalized the score after going down in the match played at the Armenian Centenary. The ‘cuyabro’ team began by winning the match at minute 34 with a goal by Roy Castillo from a penalty.
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At 79′, Wilmar Cruz called the commitment for the boyacense team with a header in which he won a duel. Four minutes later, Luis Mina put Quindío ahead again. And already in the reset time (90+1), Sebastián Tamara took a powerful shot from outside the area to tie the match.
To the penalty shootout, Boyacá Chicó arrived with the psychic momentum to recover twice from the result in the 90 minutes and did not miss any of the four charges, while the goalkeeper Rogerio Caicedo dressed as a hero and saved two penalties from Jhon Balanta and Hinestroza.
In this way, Chico, who entered the sixth place home runs and finished first in the Group A with 9 unitswas champion but did not secure promotion for 2023.
To ascend, you have two routes. repeat championship in the next semester I heardwin the grand finale that confronts the winners of both championships that will be played at the end of the year. The other promoted will leave the team that wins between the runner-up of the following championship and the one that finishes as leader of the reclassification.
Quindío for his part, must choose to be champion of the following semester to face Boyacá Chicó in the grand final if he wants to return to the First Division of Colombian Soccer.