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Chapecoense gets Copa Libertadores spot one year after air tragedy

SAO PAULO: Brazil's Chapecoense has secured a spot in the next edition of the Copa Libertadores tournament one year after a plane crash killed 19 of its players.

Published: 04th December 2017 06:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th December 2017 06:59 PM   |  A+A-

By Associated Press

SAO PAULO: Brazil's Chapecoense has secured a spot in the next edition of the Copa Libertadores tournament one year after a plane crash killed 19 of its players.

The southern Brazilian team beat Coritiba 2-1 Sunday with a last-minute winning goal. Chapecoense finished eighth in the local championship and qualified for South America's most prestigious soccer club tournament in 2018.

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