The National Team is approaching a year without competing, after his last game against Guinea, in Spain, on October 15 of last year.
With the paralysis of all competitions as a result of the pandemic, the projection is for the team to return to the ring at the start of the qualifying process towards Qatar 2022 (It remains to know what will happen with the FIFA date of September), which will eventually start in October, according to the new schedule of Conmebol.
“It is comforting that the return to competition is being projected”, expressed the Chilean coach, Reinaldo Rueda. “It makes us all predispose and focus our efforts on reaching the best possible level of competition“added the Colombian coach of La Roja.
“We have to be positive and optimistic,” added the strategist, in the newspaper On WednesdayThe. “We will have a tight schedule in 2021 (Qualifiers and Copa America), but the development of this will happen more by the acceptance that we have experienced an unprecedented situation that brings a contingency adjustment”he expressed.
Finally, it detracted from the drama of the long paralysis experienced by local players. “Unlike what happened with the social outbreak, where only the players in our environment were not competing, now it is all the players in the region who will have been at the same time without competing“, said. “The coronavirus para is going to affect all the teams, not just us”, Hill.