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Liga de Loja leaves professional football in Ecuador

Loja League in the 2012 South American Cup. Photo: File / EL COMERCIO League of Loja, an Ecuadorian cast that came to play in the

Liga de Loja leaves professional football in Ecuador


Loja League in the 2012 South American Cup. Photo: File / EL COMERCIO

League of Loja, an Ecuadorian cast that came to play in the South American Cup, leaves professional soccer for not registering in the Second Category of their province. The club may have activity within the amateur football.

The bad economy ‘Bear’s Claw’ He signed his sentence. As of May 28, 2021, the ordeal began when the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) He disaffiliated the institution due to his debts.

After the decision of the governing body of Ecuadorian soccer, the people of Loja were given a year to gather the required documentation. This should demonstrate that it had been achieved settle the pending and have greater stability.

For this one 2022, the team could not register in the Second Category of Loja due to its impediments. If a team does not comply with said procedure, it immediately suffers a administrative descent to the lower division, which in this case is amateur football.

in professional football

League of Loja was founded in the city of the same name on November 26, 1979. In 2005 he had his first promotion to the A series of the national championship.

His golden age was between 2011 and 2015, last period in which he was in the privilege division of Ecuador. There he got the best participation of him in 2012 when he reached the fourth place.

During that time he lived his heyday and participated in three editions of the South American Cup: 2012, 2013, 2015. One of his most remembered international matches was the victory against River Plate 2-1 at the Reina del Cisne Stadium.

similar background

A similar case, which occurred in recent years in Ecuadorian sports, was that of Sport Quito. The capital squad was relegated in 2018 by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

A 2008 debt with soccer player Martín Andrizzi led them to amateur soccer. Although it was raised dissolution or refoundation of the clubhe decided to stay and seek promotion from the grassroots of Ecuadorian soccer.

In 2019 He started his bustle and, in the same season, he returned to the Second Category. In this 2022, the ‘Academy’, cast that knew how to win five champion titles in Ecuador, fights to ascend to the B-series of the Pro League.