Finally, the match between the Millionaire and Leprosy will not be played due to the climate alert in the province.
He friendly between River and Independiente Rivadavia scheduled for this Friday in Mendoza It was finally suspended, just over 24 hours after its start, due to a weather alert that governs the Cuyo city. Strong winds are expected for the day of the match and in the meantime the authorities determined that it was most appropriate for it not to be played.
The duel in the middle of the stoppage for the FIFA date, which was intended for the Millionaire to gain filming for the closing of the League Cup, was scheduled for 9:30 p.m., a time in which Civil Defense reported a yellow and orange alert due to Zonda wind. The province confirmed the situation and already made the decision for security reasons.
“We are experiencing strong Zonda winds, very dangerous and causing a lot of damage. The alertness of the forecasters is maximum and we cannot take risks in a stadium with so many people at a sporting event. “The worst scenario is tomorrow, so there was no way: the game is suspended.” the Secretary of Sports of Mendoza, Federico Chiapetta, told Tyc Sports.
For now, River arrived in Mendoza early today after the friendly they played yesterday in Chile (they tied 2-2 with Colo Colo), they will train in the afternoon and then return to Buenos Aires after the news is confirmed.
River’s statement for the suspension of the friendly
“Due to the Zonda wind forecast in Mendoza and in order to preserve the safety of all the protagonists and fans, the authorities in charge decided to suspend the friendly scheduled for this Friday against Independiente Rivadavia. The professional team will return to Buenos Aires this Thursday night,” they wrote from the club on their official accounts.
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