Brazil's Chapecoense Soccer Club Vows to Continue Competing
One year ago - By Time
Six players, a handful of support staff, and deep sorrow are all that remain of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club.
They will still try to play again. Because they know that's what their 19 teammates who died Monday when a charter plane ripped into an Andean mountainside would want them to do.
“In the memory of those who died and to honor their families, we will rebuild this club from scratch so it is even stronger,” club director and local businessman Cecilio Hans said. “We had material assets and human assets. Now we've lost nearly all of our human assets.”
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Chapecoense vows to compete, possibly with borrowed players
One year ago - By The Seattle Times
CHAPECO, Brazil - Six players, a handful of support staff, and deep sorrow are all that remain of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club. They will still try to play again. Because they know that's what their 19 teammates who died when a charter plane ripped into an Andean mountainside would want them to do. “In [...]
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