November 10, 2019, 12:44Quito, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) With honor, the Independiente del Valle team was received today in this capital, after claiming champion of the South American Soccer Cup in Paraguay, with its victory (3-1) against Argentina's Colon de Santa Fe .
On the outskirts of the air terminal, fans of the team and football fans cheered the players, who proudly, carried the Cup that made them official as the number 1 in football in South America.
A convertible bus moved the team on a caravan tour to the San Luis Shopping Commercial Center, where the platform was installed for reception in the municipality of Salgolqui.
Before arriving at their headquarters, the 'Rayados' will take downtown Quito avenues on their route, until they reach the Atahuhalpa Olympic Stadium, and from there they will continue on their way home.
The triumph, the day before, is the first one he obtains from IDV (as they are identified) at the international level in the last 10 years, and was achieved in his third participation in the South American.
In a match that was marked by rain and an interruption of about an hour until conditions improved, the Independents opened with two goals, in the first half, to almost devote themselves to victory.
Luis Leon in the 25th minute and John Sanchez, in the 42nd, guaranteed the advanced one, sealed in the 90 plus 6, by Cristian Dajome
For the albicelestes the first great opportunity was lost in a penalty charged by Luis 'la Pulga' Rodriguez in 54, and stopped by the striped goalkeeper Jorge Pinos, while the discount came in 89, in the legs of Manuel Olivera.
The IDV goalkeeper's performance enshrined him as the star player of the challenge.
Among the next challenges of Independiente del Valle will be the South American Cup, scheduled for next year, in which they must face the Flamengo or River Plate, rivals in the final of the Liberators of America, scheduled for November 23, in Lima, Peru .
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