Thursday, December 08, 2022

Opposition boycotts Evo Morales International Cup in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia ( Associated Press) — Bolivia’s main opposition party has asked Agentina’s Boca Juniors and River Plate, Brazil’s Gremio and other clubs not to participate in friendly tournaments, amid a bitter dispute with former President Evo Morales Is. In the Copa Evo 2022 U-17 class because it will be played in the “Red Zone” of drug trafficking.

In a letter to these clubs, representatives of the centrist civic community (CC) urge them not to “destroy their image” because of the alleged funding of the drug by a disgruntled deputy led by Morales’ ruling Socialism (MAS). condemned for. According to opposition deputy Louisa Nair, smuggling.

Via Twitter, Morales himself confirmed that Boca Juniors, River Plate, Gremio, Sporting Crystal from Peru, U.K. from Chile. Cattolica, Houstonians from the United States and six clubs from Bolivia will participate in the 2022 Evo Cup, launched by the former three days ago. President and Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).

Two clubs from the coca-producing region of Chapare in central Bolivia will participate in the tournament. Morales is also the president of coca producers in that region and is betting on moving a club from his estate to the Professional Soccer League. The former president is a declared football lover

Faced with the 2019 political crisis that led to Morales’ resignation from the presidency after the elections, MAS and opposition parties these days have accused each other of alleged links with suspected cocaine smugglers. So far not a single complaint has reached justice.

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