Unrest ends the football season in Chile

Demonstrations and unrest in Chile means that Universidad Catolica is named as the champion six rounds before time. the final sprint in the best football leag

Unrest ends the football season in Chile

Demonstrations and unrest in Chile means that Universidad Catolica is named as the champion six rounds before time.

the final sprint in the best football league in Chile has been cancelled.

The Chilean Football federation has according to the BBC opted to stop the league's six rounds before time because of the widespread protests and unrest in the country.

six weeks ago was fighting in the league suspended, but now it is decided that the rest of the rounds do not need to be run.

the Decision means that the Universidad Católica has been named as the champion for the 14. time in history. The team led by 13 points, down to Colo Colo after 24 rounds.

the Protests, which began 20. October, has evolved to be about the inequality in the country. At least 26 people have been killed as a result of the unrest, and hundreds have been injured.

the Development in Chile has also meant that several other sporting events have been moved or cancelled.

Earlier in november was the final of the Copa Libertadores - South america's answer to the european football tournament uefa Champions League - moved from Santiago in Chile to Lima in Peru.

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Updated Date: 30 November 2019, 15:00

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