The final of the twenty-first edition of the South American Cup between Independiente del Valle and Sao Paulo will be led by the central referee Colombian Wilmar Roldanassisted by his compatriots Alexander Guzmán and Wilmar Navarro as line judges.
The match will be played on October 1 at the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium, in the Argentine city of Córdoba.
The Conmebol Referees Commission announced that the fourth and fifth appointed referees are Alexis Herrera and Carlos López, of Venezuelan nationality.
The Chilean Julio Bascuñán is responsible for the VAR and his compatriot Juan Lara for the AVAR; for AVAR 2 the Colombian Jhon León was appointed and for AVAR 3 the Uruguayan Leodán González.
The international adviser is Colombian José Buitrago.
In another matter, Conmebol also ratified the economic prizes that will be delivered to the finalist teams, thus, the table champion will get a prize of 5,000,000 dollars and direct qualification to the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2023, in addition to obtaining the right to play the Recopa Sudamericana, which in turn awards 1,600,000 to the champion and 800,000 to the vice-champion.
The team runner-up of the South American Cup will receive 2,000,000 dollars.
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The Sao Paulo fans will be the majority in the stands of the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium, in Córdoba, this after the transfer of 12,500 tickets by the striped, which only reserved 1,500.
The Willington and Artime stalls, behind the goals, will be exclusively for Brazilian fans, with the request of the Ecuadorians that their fans be relocated to another location.
This decision was made in meeting held on Tuesday in Asunciónwith the presence of michel delleras a representative of the Ecuadorian Football Federation and Santiago Moralesmanager of Independiente del Valle, directors of São Paulo and Alejandro Domínguez, top manager of Conmebol.
According to the established schedules, Sao Paulo and Independiente del Valle must arrive in Córdoba on Wednesday, September 28, where the two teams will complete their preparation for the final, which will leave with a second South American title to the winnerafter the tricolor won the crown in 2012 and the stripes in 2019. (D)