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Brazil and Colombia Football Face Off in Friendly on January 25th

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A "friendly" football (soccer) match will take place between Brazil and Colombia’s national teams on January 25, 2017 in Rio’s Nilton Santos Stadium, better known as Engenhão, the Brazilian Confederation of Football (CFB) has announced.

The match will take place as a symbolic gesture of solidarity between the two countries in memory of the Chapecoense tragedy. The plane crash carrying the Chapecoense football team, who had been quickly rising through the ranks and were among the underdog favorites to win the Copa Sul America tournament, occurred on November . . .

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