Dimayor does not rule out postponing relegation matches due to Covid scandal – Colombian Football – Sports

The president of the Dimayor, Fernando Jaramillo, did not rule out that matches involving teams Pereira already Boyacá Chicó, who dispute the loss of category in the next two days, are postponed.

Deportivo Pereira used, last Tuesday in the 1-0 victory over the DIM, 5 starting players of the 10 that were Covid positives in the pre-game exams.

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The club’s version is that the results of the tests carried out before that game only reached them 40 minutes after the game started.

“The case is already under investigation by an oversight and it is clear in this situation, which is complex and serious, we have to make fair decisions with a cool head. It exists. The possibility of postponing the games is open,” Jaramillo told TIME.

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We have a difficult moment because we already know that there are players in this situation that they lined up in that game“he added.

Decisive points

The situation has made the DIM, a team that is fighting to enter the knockout stages, talk about the possibility of demanding the match against Pereira and that Boyacá Chicó demand that the points earned from that game be withdrawn.

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On this subject, then, the situation is not so well, because that is not so clear in the light of the rules and regulations, but, obviously, it will be the subject of serious investigation and study by the competent bodies.“added the manager.

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The first responsibility lies with the medical bodies of the clubs and clubs so that footballers can play. And if you are investigating liability in a sensitive case like this“Jaramillo added.

The president of Dimayor added: “I have to start from the principle that it was done in good faith to know what exactly happened“, He said.



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