Three matches postponed in Argentina due to Maradona's death
The three matches that were to be played on Friday for the fourth round of the Professional Football League Cup, which this Wednesday changed its name to the Diego Maradona Cup, were postponed due to the death of the football star.
"For reasons of public knowledge, the matches of #DiegoMaradona Cup this Friday, November 27 were rescheduled," reported the Professional Football League this Thursday.
Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, the team Maradona was coaching, played on Friday against Vélez and the directors had requested the postponement.
Sebastián 'Gallego' Méndez, Maradona's assistant coach, took over the Lobo in the last four games.
Velez-Gimnasia and Godoy Cruz-Banfield moved to Saturday and Huracan-Patronato to Sunday.
This Wednesday, the day of Maradona's death, CONMEBOL postponed the first leg of the Copa Libertadores round of 16 that Boca Juniors was to play in Brazil against Inter