11/15/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/15/2019 15:51
An exciting tournament reaches a climax with the final match of the CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2019, broadcast on DIRECTV Sports. Also available on streaming platforms, including the OTT DIRECTV GO service.
The CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2019 tournament has reached the end of the road, with the two finalists set to face off in the final match. Colón of Santa Fe (Argentina) and Independiente del Valle (Ecuador) met at the La Nueva Olla Stadium in Asuncion, Paraguay on November 9. DIRECTV Sports broadcasted, with special coverage from Paraguay, which was also available on DIRECTVSports.com, the DIRECTV Sports app and DIRECTV Go, the innovative OTT platform.
The Ecuadorians, led by the Spaniard Miguel Ángel Ramírez, will try to defeat Colon, commanded by former Argentine player Pablo Lavallén. Unlike the previous rounds of the tournament, if the match ends in a tie, the teams to play two 15-minute half-times to decide the game. If the draw persists, a penalty shootout will determine who lifts the trophy.
This CONMEBOL Sudamericana tournament brings together 44 teams from 10 countries of the region and qualifying is determined independently by each local federation. The champion of this tournament will play in the RecopaSudamericana 2020 against the winner of the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2019. In addition, the winner of this match will attain a spot to play in the next edition of the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020. Seen from a financial standpoint, the champion will receive 4 million dollars plus the 2,575 million that have been collected so far.
As throughout the tournament, DIRECTV Sports will be present to offer the fans exclusive and high-quality content.
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Founded in 1916, the South American Football Confederation - CONMEBOL - is the governing body of South American football and the oldest continental soccer confederation in the world. CONMEBOL, consists of ten member associations, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, is responsible for the organization and governance of the main international South American football tournaments, including CONMEBOL Copa América, Libertadores, Sudamericana and Recopa, among others.
Since 2016, CONMEBOL has undergone a series of structural reforms to modernize its government and operations, increase the global competitiveness of its exclusive tournaments and strengthen its promotion of football development by increasing revenues and investment.
As part of that strategy, in the last two years, CONMEBOL professional club competitions have been greatly improved through a new format design and the adoption of standards, designed to increase the quality of tournaments from a point of view competitive, sports and commercial entertainment. Thanks to the improvements adopted, CONMEBOL tournaments managed to reach record numbers in qualifications, digital participation, stadium attendance and sales.
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