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Boca vs. River washed out

  • AP, Monday, March 22, 2010 1:30 PM

Argentina's biggest game -- Boca Juniors vs. River Plate -- was suspended last weekend after 10 minutes because of torrential rain that made La Bombonera's field unplayable. The remaining 81 minutes will be played on Thursday. Both teams had hoped to play on Wednesday, but government officials vetoed the move because Wednesday is a holiday in Argentina to honor victims of the 1976 military coup. It marked first time the famous Buenos Aries derby has been suspended during a match.


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