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The day of the Chilean tournament is suspended for the third time due to the protests

The National Association of Professional Football (ANFP) of Chile announced the suspension of the next day of the championship due to the protests and demonstrations that have been taking place in the country for twelve days, circumstances that have already forced the suspension of the last two dates of the tournament.

According to the ANFP in a statement, the decision was made after the authorities and the Police verified that the "security conditions" necessary to carry out "mass sporting events" during the next few days.

"The ANFP and the Chilean soccer clubs ratify their commitment to the safety of fans, players, boys and girls who accompany us every weekend," the federation said.

Between Thursday and Sunday of this week the twenty-seventh day of the championship was scheduled, in which the Universidad Católica, líder with a thirteen point advantage over Colo Colo, had the opportunity to proclaim himself champion.

The two previous days were also suspended due to the social unrest in Chile, with demonstrations and violent protests that have so far left around twenty dead and hundreds injured.

EFE

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