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Bolivian champions Bolivar stripped of title

July 31, 2009
Bolivar have been stripped of the Bolivian Apertura championship title after fielding an ineligible player, an official said Thursday.

The Bolivian league's disciplinary committee docked the club three points after ruling that Argentine defender Augusto Mainguyague was not eligible to play in their final game of the competition away to Real Mamore.

Bolivar won 2-1 to finish top, one point ahead of Real Potosi, but Real Mamore directors protested and the committee ruled in their ...

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