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The Argentine federation announces the cancellation of local competitions and the suspension of relegation

The Argentine Football Association has decided to cancel local competitions due to the Corona virus crisis.

The Argentine federation’s decision comes just 3 days after the cancellation of the Dutch League and the suspension of sporting activity indefinitely (See details).

“All competitions are over, and tomorrow the Executive Committee will approve this decision, which will be conducted via a group video call,” Argentine President Claudio Tapia told TNT Sports.

He added: “We will only return to the stadium when the relevant authorities give us the green light. In short, we will only play when the time comes.”

Boca Juniors, already crowned the championship last March, while Diego Maradona’s Gimnasia La Plata finished 19th out of 24 teams.

However, the second part of the season of the Argentine Super Liga Cup was supposed to end on May 31.

In the same context, the Argentine newspaper “Ole” hinted that there is an intention to postpone the relegation in the Argentine league two seasons with the promotion of two second-level teams, so that the number of league teams reaches 26 in the 2020/2021 season, and the number increases after the following season (2021/2022). ) To 28 teams.

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