The Argentine Cup It is not only the most federal tournament in the country, but it is also the competition that offers the opportunity to the most humble clubs to measure themselves -and why not give the big blow- against the most relevant ones. From Uruguay They have taken note of the opportunities offered by this contest and an important leader of that country has announced that he will begin negotiations so that Peñarol and Nacional are invited to participate.
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It was his own Ignatius Rugliopresident of Peñarol, who anticipated that he will travel to Buenos Aires to meet with the head of the AFA, Claudio “Chiqui” Tapiaso that his club and the classic rival can be part of the Copa Argentina in future editions.
“It can be a seasoning for the Cup to invite the two greats from Uruguay. In September and October, unfortunately, the two of us eliminated from the international championships almost always arrive, if every year at that time we do not have double competition, why not go look for it and instead of being a bench, be a point against Boca or River, “said Ruglio in dialogue with the program Las Voces del Fútbol de Radio Phoenix, quoted by Telemundo.
The leader of the Carbonero team made it clear that, for the moment, it is his own idea, but that he hopes that it can be accompanied by the Federation of his country and also by the Tricolor team.
“I’m going with the proposal, I don’t know the rules of Uruguayan soccer if we can stay out of local activity and I don’t know if Nacional would accompany us either. I’m going to throw the first little seedWe are not going to skip any stage,” he said.
Chiqui Tapia: “The Argentine Cup is the most representative tournament”
On December 22 of last year, on the occasion of the draw for the main draw of the contest, Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia, president of the AFAassured that the Argentine Cup is the most representative tournament in the entire country.
“I am very happy that we can share this draw for an equal and representative Argentine Cup,” said the president in the conference prior to the draw for the competition.
And he added: “This tournament represents all the teams in the country, with 20 thousand players and only 4500 professionals. When we talk about equality, we talk about everyone having the chance to play against the biggest players”.
In addition, Tapia reported that the award for the scorer of the next edition of the Argentine Cup will bear the name of Sergio “Kun” Agüero”, to honor the former soccer player after his sudden retirement due to a heart condition.