This Wednesday, near Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) received 50,000 doses of the Chinese Covid Sinovac vaccine to ” guarantee the safety of America’s Cup protagonists “- said the president of Conmebol Alejandro Dominguez. Thus, the players, coaches and judges of the competition, which will be held from June 13 to July 10, can be vaccinated.
The Chinese Ambassador to Uruguay, Van Gang, who was present at the airport, confirmed that there will be ” before and after in relations between China and Conmebol “.
Players will have a choice
For his part, Alejandro Dominguez explained that “ players who choose not to vaccinate will not be penalized or excluded from Conmebol competitions “. He also added that vaccines” will in no way replace the health protocol “.