Final of the Copa Sudamericana 2022 changes venue

the end of the South American Cup 2022scheduled for October 1, will be played at the stadium Mario Alberto Kempes of Cordoba (Argentina) replacing Brasilia, chosen in principle, announced this Thursday the Conmebol.

The change of venue was requested by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) considering that the country’s general elections will be held the next day, Sunday, October 2.

The new headquarters was agreed upon by the members of the Conmebol Council given the impossibility of carrying out the program at the Mané Garrincha World Cup stadium in the Brazilian capital.

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Córdoba already housed the definition of the South American Cup 2020 when champion was consecrated Defense and Justice of Argentina. Both the tournament and the final could not have an audience in the stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Copa Sudamericana is a tournament “increasingly consolidated in the continent and with a growing global impact,” Conmebol said in a statement.

the pageant will distribute 60 million dollars and the champion of the 2022 edition will win a prize of 5 million dollarsone million more than the bag that Athletico Paranaense took when they won the 2021 tournament.

In the group stage, all participating teams received $900,000.

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