What They're Saying: Stefano Anzalone

"We would be very proud to host important clubs like Boca and River in our city by welcoming them in what, in some ways, is also their first home. It would also be a further opportunity to give international visibility in Genoa at this time of difficulty and to renew the profound sense of friendship that historically unites us with those societies."

-- Genoa's city sports director Stefano Anzalone on the Italian city's offer to host the postponed second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors. Immigrants from Genoa, hit by tragedy when a bridge collapse killed 43 people in August, played roles in the founding of both Argentine clubs. A decision on the match is expected to be made this week. Other possible sites for the match are Miami and the UAE, where the Conmebol champion will play in the FIFA Club World Cup in December. (BBC Sport)
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