The CBF requested that the final of the Libertadores not be held in Buenos Aires

La CBF pidió que la final de la Libertadores no sea en Buenos Aires

Conmebol has not yet announced the venue for the 2024 Copa Libertadores final. It is known that the River stadium was installed as the main candidate, and that the two alternatives are Kempes de Córdoba, already a host of Sudamericana 2020 (due to Covid it was played in 2021) from Boca. But there is an official request not to develop it in Argentina. Part of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and based on the incidents that took place in Rio de Janeiro between Fluminense and Boca and the Maracaná, especially in Brazil-Argentina.

What does CBF demand from Conmebol? That the final will be played in the United States and not in Argentina, due to concerns created by the presence of a Brazilian team in Buenos Aires or in Córdoba. The information was spread by the journalist Raisa Simplicio, from the site of Goal.

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In addition, the CBF maintains that the structure of the Copa América will be available, in June. In any case, the president of the CBF, Ednaldo Rodrigues, suggested it before the match between the two teams.

Conmebol did not make this CBF request official.

What happened?

There will be suppression of Boca fans by the police and also attacks on Fluminense players on the beaches and other sectors of Rio de Janeiro when the final arrives in 2023. In addition, on the day of the match, there will be Xeneize fans who, even with tickets, could not enter the stadium and were again attacked by the police.

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In Brazil-Argentina, the match was delayed due to the police attack on the Albiceleste fans located in a main stand. They were hit by the sticks and there were even Argentine players coming out of defense, like Dibu Martínez.

An Argentine fan was injured at the Maracaná.