The cup of America nevertheless will take placethe Cup of America all - taki will take place this year. Moreover, it will take place in July, as well as was planned initially. The decision on tournament carrying over the next year in connection with violence flash in Colombia is cancelled. Nicolas Leos, the president of the South American football confederation, has confirmed this information. However, tournament will pass without Argentina which was considered as the main favourite which has refused to go to Colombia.
the cup of America of this year has endured already some cataclysms. At first it has been decided to transfer tournament to other country. Then have defined that Copa America will take place nevertheless in Colombia, but next year. And here now have decided to leave everything as is in spite of the fact that in Colombia the vice-president of the Colombian federation of football of Ernan Mehija has been stolen. The cup of America starts on July, 11th, though not clearly as Colombians can be prepared for such short term.
the Decision that the Cup of America nevertheless will be spent this month, was accepted under the pressure of broadcasting companies which have already enclosed many money in tournament. They even have conducted campaign under the slogan: “ we Will rescue the Cup! “. It was necessary to agree with their requirements. The president of Colombia Andres Pastrana has declared that the authorities will make everything to reduce danger to a minimum. He even named forthcoming competition “ a friendship Cup “. Hardly tournament will pass easy. As it do not name, all the same terrorists will not calm down. Besides, absence of Argentina national team reduces a tournament rating a little.