O palm trees does not intend to accept that the Brazilian Super Cup, against Flamengo, is disputed outside the country. According to the newspaper “Extra” this Thursday (8), the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is considering taking the tournament to the location where the FIFA Club World Cup will be held. The possibility is not seen with good eyes by Alviverde, according to the investigation of the report of THROW!🇧🇷
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The board of Verdão even sent a letter to the CBF, in which it reinforces that the club demands to participate in the choice of the headquarters and the date of the duel with Rubro-Negro. The information was initially divulged by the “GE” and confirmed by the L!🇧🇷
In the document, Palmeiras reinforces, along with the Paulista Football Federation (FPF), that it needs to be part of the decision. The club understands that the Supercopa cannot be a preparatory tournament for the Club World Cup, which Flamengo will compete for being the current champion of the Libertadores.
The two competitions may have conflicting dates in early 2023 and there is still no definition regarding the days they will be held.
The Supercopa brings together the champion of the Brasileirão (Palmeiras) and the winner of the Copa do Brasil (Flamengo) in a single game final. The current champion of the tournament is Atlético-MG, who beat Rubro-Negro in February this year.