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Colombia club says opponents in plane crash should win title

AFP  |  Bogota 

Colombian club Atletico Nacional called on football authorities today to hand the Copa Sudamericana title to their opponents, Brazilian side Chapecoense, as a tribute to the team's players killed in a plane crash.

The Colombian side asked regional football confederation CONMEBOL "that the Copa Sudamericana title be handed to Chapecoense Football Association as an honorary trophy for its great loss," Nacional said in a statement.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 22:22 IST