The Chapecoense resurfaces and returns to the maximum division of Brazil

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By CAPosts 14 January, 2021 - 03:50am 43 views

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(CNN) - The Chapecoense football club, which lost almost all the members of the first team in a plane crash in 2016, has won promotion to the Serie A from Brazil

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investigation El Chapecoense beat Figueirense 2-1 on Tuesday to guarantee a place in the top four in Serie B and an immediate return to the country's first division following the relegation of the last season

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On November 28, 2016, the plane carrying the players and club staff, as well as journalists, crashed near Medellín, Colombia, where the team had to play the first leg of the South American Cup final against Atlético Nacional. 71 of the 77 people on board died.

The team was flying from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, in Bolivia, to Colombia when it crashed into a hillside. Nineteen players and 19 staff members died. Only three players survived

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Disaster united the soccer world in pain, with fans and clubs around the world united to help Chapecoense in his time of need. Rival clubs in Brazil offered players on loan and Barcelona organized a charity match to raise funds for the club and affected families.

Surprisingly, Chapecoense avoided relegation for two consecutive seasons after the accident, but ultimately dropped to Serie B in 2019.

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«WELCOME. WE'RE IN SERIES A! ”, The club tweeted after its promotion. “It was not easy to get here. It was much more difficult than we imagined. With work, humility, dedication, unity and, above all, with FORCE FROM ABOVE, Chapecoense kept his promise. ”

In March 2019, Brazilian journalist Rafael Henzel, who survived the plane crash, died at the age of 45 .

Journalist Rafael Henzel dies, who survived the Chapecoense tragedy

According to Globo, Henzel suffered a heart attack while playing soccer in Chapeco and died after being rushed to the hospital

Source: CNN

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