The classic Aguada – Goes that was to be played this Thursday at 9:15 p.m. at the Peñarol Palace was canceled by the Uruguayan Basketball League (LUB) due to the outbreak of covid-19 cases in the aguatero campus.
This was confirmed by the LUB this Thursday at 1:00 p.m. In addition, the match was won to Goes by 20-1, following what is established in the regulations for this type of situation in the framework of the pandemic.
“Given the medical report received from Club A. Aguada that indicates that the players: Sebastián Izaguirre, Tyreek Duren, Lucas Silva, Marcos Mata, Federico Bavosi, Mathías Calfani and Mateo Amarillo gave positive results for Covid-19 added to the positive results of the Technical Corps (Daniel Seoane, Joel Pose, Mauricio Mendoza, Federico Izeta) and while waiting for PCR results from other players who swabbed yesterday and due to the high demand, at this time they are still pending, the LUB Table resolves: cancel today’s Aguada vs Goes match and consider the Goes Club for 20 to 1 ”, he reported. the LUB on their social networks.
Aguada was willing to play with up to eight players available, as he told this Wednesday to Referee the vice president of the club, Daniel Olivera.
“We are going to show up to play though We believe that it is a risk to play the game due to the sanitary conditions we are in. I think that it is exposed to the rival and the judges. If common sense prevails and for a health issue, the game should not be played, but until they tell us that we cannot appear and that they give us the lost match, the will of the club is to appear. With eight anyway we show up, “he had said.
Finally. The LUB, for the 11 cases and before waiting for the results that are delayed, decided to cancel the game and give it to Goes won by 20-1, as established by the regulations for these situations.
The match, the Uruguayan basketball classic, already had almost 1,000 tickets sold, so the clubs will be left without receiving one of the most important income of the season for this concept.