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Moving the Copa Libertadores final to Lima another headache for CONMEBOL

CONMEBOL confirmed on Tuesday that the Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate has been moved to Lima.

The Under-17 World Cup, currently taking place in Brazil, was supposed to happen in Peru. The country was stripped of its right to stage the tournament when FIFA was not satisfied with the guarantees offered by the Peruvian government.

And a new era of club football in South America was supposed to kick off in Peru this Saturday too. Lima, the capital, was chosen to stage the final of the Copa Sudamericana, the Europa League equivalent. Instead of the traditional home and away two legged final,...