Conmebol turns because of the Finalissima: announces that the exchange with UEFA will intensify

Conmebol turns because of the Finalissima: announces that the exchange with UEFA will intensify

The main world football confederations will strengthen their collaborative ties. Women’s and youth football and referees will also be part of the ties that the organizations chaired by Alejandro Domínguez and Aleksander Ceferin have forged in recent times.

The Finalissima left a pleasant aftertaste for South America. The title that Argentina won in the duel against Italy, led by the Chilean judge Piero Maza, is already generating a positive balance in this sector of the world. However, for Conmebol, the projections could be even better. The entity that governs sub-continental football has taken the opportunity to strengthen the ties of collaboration with UEFA, which will translate into concrete benefits for both confederations, in the framework of a relationship that has considerably strengthened in recent times.

“Following the success of the Finalissima between UEFA EURO 2020 winners Italy and CONMEBOL Copa América champions Argentina, played yesterday at Wembley Stadium in London with tickets sold out, UEFA and CONMEBOL today announced a series of new events linked to women’s football, futsal and youth tournaments between the two confederations s”, communicates the entity based in Luque.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin at the Finalissima. (Photo: Reuters)

various clashes

Specific, Copa Libertadores Sub 20 and UEFA Youth League winners Peñarol and Benfica will meet on August 21 . This duel will take place at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo.

In futsal clashes will also take place. Portugal, champion of the last European Championship, and Spain, third in this competition, will face Argentina and Paraguay, champion and vice-champion of the Copa América, in a Final Four .

Women’s football will also benefit. “Once the winners of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 which will be played in July in England and the winners of the CONMEBOL Copa América Femenina 2022 which will be played in July in Colombia are known, a UEFA Women’s Finalissima will be scheduled. CONMEBOL in Europe, with the date (during an international window) and location of the event to be announced in the coming months,” Conmebol said.

In the meantime, the exchange of judges will continue and the training courses will continue to be organised. And, finally, the two confederations are working on the validation of coaches’ qualifications, with the aim of making it effective next year.

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Source: Latercera

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