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Issues with the chosen stadium should result in financial penalty to the Club

Agif/Thiago Ribeiro - Atlético-GO seeks to make official stadium for Sudamericana and Jorginho's team already expects fine from Conmebol
© 1287Agif/Thiago Ribeiro – Atlético-GO seeks to make official stadium for Sudamericana and Jorginho’s team already expects fine from Conmebol

Atlético-GO managed to breathe in the Brasileirãolast Saturday (11), against the Fluminense. In a victory away from home, at the Maracanã stadium, the team coached by Jorginho left the relegation zone and is now in 15th place. If on the pitch things start to flow, off the pitch the Dragon will still have many issues to resolve.

Cups must be a objective this year for Atlético-GO. If their conquest can still be a very big step for the Club, at least the advancement of phases is still within the expected. One of the competitions is Brazil’s Cup, that in the draw, Jorginho’s team was surprised to get the arch-rival, Goiás. However, the South Americananother dispute on the radar of Goiás, has been giving headache.

The team managed to qualify in its group in the competition, leaving behind teams known by Brazilians. LDU, Fluminense’s executioner in the 2008 Libertadores and 2009 Sula, and Defensor y Justicia, champion of the 2021 Recopa against Palmeiras, were eliminated by the goians. However, thinking about the next phase, the Club should already carry out an inspection in the Golden Mountain this week, according to information from journalist Nathália Freitas, from Sistema Sagres.

With Antônio Accioly unable to host the games, due to audience limitationO Serra Dourada should be the team’s home in the remainder of the competition. The Dragon even already knows that he must pay a fine of 48 thousand dollars, something around R$ 245 thousand. The reason is the stadium lighting, which has a capacity lower than that required by CONMEBOL. Atlético-GO should play at the stadium on July 7, against the Paraguayan team of Olimpia.

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