Peruvian team singing the national anthem.
Through a statement, Conmebol informed the soccer federations of the 10 countries that will participate in the Copa América 2021 that their schools will have to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to participate in the contest.
The highest entity of South American football made this decision regarding the advance of the virus pandemic in Latin America: «In the current course of the pandemic on the continent, the application of at least a first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 to the entire squad of each team – players, coach, coaching staff and other team members – is a condition unavoidable for participation in the Copa América«Announced the organization.
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«Together with the sanitary protocols in force, this decision by Conmebol in response to the situation facing the countries of South America will make the Copa América the safest sports competition in the world«He added.
Likewise, Conmebol asked the federations that their members be inoculated in the shortest possible time: «Either with the immunizers provided by Conmebol or with those that each Association has, according to the regulations of each countrys».
The Peruvian Selection integrates the B Group from America’s Cup 2021 next to Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela Y Ecuador.
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