League 1: Alianza Lima and six other clubs will not participate in the Opening Tournament
League 1: Alianza Lima, Deportivo Binacional, Cienciano, Cusco FC, Melgar, Sport Boys and Deportivo Municipal issued a statement announcing that they will not participate in the Peruvian championship due to the conflict over television rights.
Alianza Lima reaffirmed its position of not appearing before Sporting Cristal, but ‘Chicho’ Salas asked to concentrate
A member of the Blue and White Fund is confident of reaching an agreement with the FPF and for this reason, the ‘intimates’ are preparing for their debut in League 1 2023.
The Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) received authorization from the Government for the start of League 1 after it was postponed twice due to the social conflicts that Peru is going through. The organization published the rescheduling of the third date.
However, the soccer clubs that maintain a current contract with the Soccer Consortium (GOLPERU) held an emergency meeting to discuss differences with the FPF regarding the television of their matches. After the appointment they reconfirmed their decision not to appear in the Peruvian championship. But Universitario de Deportes was not part of the decision.
Delegate of Alianza Lima explained the differences between the TV rights plan of GOLPERU and the FPF
Héctor Ordóñez implied that the project of the federation and company is very unreliable and defended the Consorcio Fútbol Perú.
“one. The clubs that subscribe to this statement declare that we will not participate in Liga 1 2023 until the Peruvian Football Federation lifts the irregular precautionary measure that it has managed to impose arbitrarily and illegally by going to the Judiciary and that puts the present and the future of Peruvian soccer”, cited the first point of the joint statement.
“2. On the other hand, playing without an audience threatens the economies of the clubs, who have in the sale of tickets an extremely important source of income for our institutional objectives and short, medium and long-term work plans; prioritizing television broadcasting and private interests, without considering the damage that will be caused to us by the expenses that we will incur for future claims and refunds that we will have to assume in front of the fans who have purchased their tickets to our matches in advance,” he said. the missive.
Statements from the seven clubs that would not appear for League 1 2023