Bird flu threatens Copa Libertadores final

July 6, 2009
By Reuters
Cruzeiro are demanding a ruling on the viability of playing a Libertadores Cup match at Estudiantes on Wednesday amid an outbreak of the H1N1 flu strain in Argentina that has claimed 60 lives.

Cruzeiro, due to play the first leg of the final in La Plata, have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to raise the issue with South American body CSF, the club said on their website (

"We want an evaluation to be made with the competent organisations ...

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