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Copa Libertadores Spots Up For Grabs After Mexico Withdraws Its Teams

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

CONMEBOL President Alejandro Domínguez said that South America's smaller football nations "will gain three extra berths" in the 2017 Copa Libertadores after Mexico withdrew its teams, according to Daniela Desantis of REUTERS. Domínguez said that teams from Uruguay, Paraguay, ...

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