translated from Spanish: Frank Fabra was summoned by Colombia for the Copa America

Given the exceptional situation of the pandemic, Conmebol enabled all teams to have a limited number of modifications in their rosters, in the event that they present complications related, mainly, to the coronavirus and contagions. In this situation, Colombia was one of those that made use of that opportunity and in this case it was with the case of Juan Ferney Otero. The Santos Laguna player could not travel to Brazil to continue testing positive in his PCR test and that is why it was decided in the last few hours that Frank Fabra will be his replacement.
“This change is made following the regulations of CONMEBOL, in Article 30.1 which states: “Before the competition begins or during the course of it, taking into account the pandemic situation in which the Tournament takes place, the replacement of Players (Without limitations), included in the Definitive List of Players” may be allowed. , explained the coffee entity. On the other hand, it is reported that Fabra should appear this Wednesday in Brazil, to join the group of summoned that is in Goiania. Colombia started their journey in a good way with a 1-0 win against Ecuador, where Edwin Cardona scored the only goal of the match. On the other hand, it was remarked that “Yairo Moreno has been called off to play in the CONMEBOL Copa America Brazil 2021 due to a grade 1B muscle injury.” The player had seen minutes in the match against Argentina for the Qualifiers, which equalized 2-2 in Barranquilla.

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