Category: Copa Libertadores

Our South American football team cover the Copa Libertadores from the early rounds to the final each year. Keep up to date with South America's biggest club football competition with WFi, and the WFi podcast, the only English language Copa Libertadores podcast.

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5 Classic Brazil vs Argentina Copa Libertadores Finals

5 Classic Brazil vs Argentina Copa Libertadores Finals

Ahead of River Plate vs Flamengo in the 2019 Copa Libertadores final, WFi's Tom Nash took a look at some previous clashes between Argentinian and Braz [...]
From Peñarol To River – A Concise Copa Libertadores History

From Peñarol To River – A Concise Copa Libertadores History

By Jerry Mancini. The Copa Libertadores de América dates back to 1960. It was named in honour of the soldier-presidents who lead the fight for inde [...]
Copa Libertadores Final Preview: River & Flamengo Ready For Global Event In Lima

Copa Libertadores Final Preview: River & Flamengo Ready For Global Event In Lima

By Tom Nash in Buenos Aries. On Saturday afternoon in Peru, a new era begins for South American football. Back in early 2018 the continent’s foo [...]
Sergio Órteman: The Best Player At The 2002 Libertadores Reflects On Olimpia’s Triumph

Sergio Órteman: The Best Player At The 2002 Libertadores Reflects On Olimpia’s Triumph

By Louis Smith. The Copa Libertadores is the pinnacle of South American club football. It is simply the greatest tournament that the continent has [...]
Copa Libertadores: Santiago Is Cancelled – Next Stop Lima

Copa Libertadores: Santiago Is Cancelled – Next Stop Lima

By Adam Brandon in Santiago, Chile. One week on from the baffling announcement from the Chilean government that they could still host the Libertado [...]
Santiago Libertadores Final Gets Conmebol Green Light But Chilean Capital Still On Red Alert

Santiago Libertadores Final Gets Conmebol Green Light But Chilean Capital Still On Red Alert

By Adam Brandon in Santiago. When Conmebol elected Santiago as host city for the Copa Libertadores 2019 final, they surely did so safe in the knowl [...]
Who Will Reach The Libertadores Final? 
Boca vs River – Flamengo vs Gremio Second Leg Previews

Who Will Reach The Libertadores Final? 
Boca vs River – Flamengo vs Gremio Second Leg Previews

By midnight on Wednesday we will know which two teams will be fighting to be crowned 2019 South American champions in Chile on November 23. The loc [...]
River Plate Take Control Of Copa Libertadores Superclasico vs Boca Juniors

River Plate Take Control Of Copa Libertadores Superclasico vs Boca Juniors

By Tom Nash in Buenos Aires. River Plate bagged a comfortable win over rivals Boca Juniors in the much-awaited first leg of the semi-final of the C [...]
Gremio vs Flamengo: Fans Preview Brazilian Libertadores Battle For The Ages

Gremio vs Flamengo: Fans Preview Brazilian Libertadores Battle For The Ages

By Louis Smith.  An all-Brazilian Copa Libertadores semi-final is due to take place this week. The match will be the biggest game of the season for [...]
River Plate vs Boca Juniors – What To Expect From The Next Libertadores Superclásico

River Plate vs Boca Juniors – What To Expect From The Next Libertadores Superclásico

By Tom Nash in Buenos Aires. Last November, the footballing world was captivated by one of the biggest games imaginable in the sport -- a Boca Juni [...]
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