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Columbia plan crash: Opponent team want to dedicate Sudamericana title to Brazilian players as tribute

The Colombian Side Asked Regional Football Confederation CONMEBOL “that The Copa Sudamericana Title Be Handed To Chapecoense Football Association As An Honorary Trophy For Its Great Loss,'

PTI | Updated on: 30 Nov 2016, 11:41:45 AM
Brazilian side Chapecoense during Copa Sudamericana Cup 2016 (source:

Bogota :

Colombian club Atletico Nacional called on football authorities on Tuesday to hand the Copa Sudamericana title to their opponents, Brazilian side Chapecoense, as a tribute to the team’s players killed in a plane crash.

The Colombian side asked regional football confederation CONMEBOL “that the Copa Sudamericana title be handed to Chapecoense Football Association as an honorary trophy for its great loss,” Nacional said in a statement. 

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First Published : 30 Nov 2016, 10:45:00 AM