Colombia league news

U.S. Treasury clears America de Cali

April 3, 2013
By Paula Lavigne
America de Cali, one of Colombia's most popular and successful soccer teams -- blocked by the U.S. government almost 14 years ago because of its ties to drug cartels -- has finally cleaned up its act.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury said that the professional team has been removed from a list of entities sanctioned by the U.S. government for their role in drug trafficking.

"We have been clean and clear for some time now," said club president Oreste Sangiovanni. ...

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