The CONMEBOL (CONfederación SudaMEricana de FútBOL) continental federation consists of all ten nations in South America. World Cup qualification is achieved after all teams play each other in home and away matches with results and goals being totaled in a league format. Four teams will directly qualify for the World Cup 2014 along with hosts […]
The 16 best club teams in the South America (and Mexico) were finally matched together yesterday after Wednesday and Thursday’s Copa Libertadores results completed the group phase. The seeding system determined the last 16 draw for the Copa Libertadores with the 8 group winners facing the 8 runner ups respectively. As a result the highlight […]
A quick guide to Ecuador’s Serie A..
The Ecuadorian Serie A or Primera Categoría Serie A is Ecuador’s national championship contested between 12 teams. The current champions are Sociedad Deportivo Quito or simply Deportivo who had previously won the championship 4 times before 2011. They currently share the Olympic stadium Atahaulpa with El Nacional, Universidad Católica (Seria B) and the Ecuadorian national […]
Sunday was my first chance to catch a live Ecuadorian football game in the Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa at the heart of the countries capital city, Quito. From outside the stadium looks bashed up and old but it has a character that many of the soulless, modern, sheds in Europe. Despite being the current champions Deportivo Quito attracted […]