"Independiente Santa Fe: Updates and Signings for the 2023 Season" - Archyde
2022-12-30 08:00:00 The president of the club confirmed the arrival of two or three more reinforcements for 2023. Photo: Colprensa The transfer window in Colombia is open and there are already several clubs that have moved their squads for the following season. One of the great protagonists is Santa Fe Independent, who a few days ... Read more Colombian club Independiente Santa Fe has confirmed the arrival of two or three more reinforcements for the 2023 season, with Harold Rivera returning to the bench and Fabián Sambueza and Christian Marrugo among others. The transfer window in Colombia is open and the club's pass book is still open. The president of the club also confirmed the return of several reinforcements to the club, as well as the return to Harold Rivera. Several other players have not been included on the list, including Eduardo Mendez, who stressed that the team had worked responsibly and ensured that those who could arrive would be a combination of seniority and youth. The club has several challenges along the way, including the Copa Sudamericana and the BetPlay League.
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The president of the club confirmed the arrival of two or three more reinforcements for 2023. Photo: Colprensa
The transfer window in Colombia is open and there are already several clubs that have moved their squads for the following season. One of the great protagonists is Santa Fe Independent, who a few days ago ratified the return of Harold Rivera to the bench, as well as the return of players like Fabián Sambueza and Christian Marrugo, among others. Despite this, the inconvenience on the part of the fans against the manager’s management has not been long in coming and for this reason the manager recently confirmed that the ‘Cardenal’ club’s pass book is still open and they await the arrival of more footballers in the coming days.
in the last BetPlay League The red-and-white team, which at that time was led by Alfredo Arias, established itself as the leader of the all-against-all, however in the home runs it finished in third position, three behind Deportivo Pereira and two behind Millonarios. After this elimination, the departure of the Uruguayan coach who signed with Peñarol was confirmed and now the club must start a new process with an old acquaintance on the bench and with important challenges on the road such as the Copa Sudamericana and the BetPlay League.
Last Friday, December 23, the ‘Cardenal’ team unexpectedly confirmed on their social networks the arrival of several reinforcements to the club, as well as the return of Harold Rivera. The club highlighted that “we are going for a 2023 full of a lot of work, and what can never be missing: grit and heart” and confirmed the signing of the players Fabian Sambueza that comes from Junior de Barranquilla, Christian Marrugo from Independiente Medellín, Ivan Rojas of the Envigado, Alexis Manyoma, Julian Millan y Fabio Delgado del Cortuluá.
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In dialogue with Antena 2, the president of Independiente Santa FeEduardo Mendez, referred to the arrival of the new players to the ‘Cardenal’ squad for the following season and stressed that “we have worked responsibly. It is a combination of seniority and youth”.
Eduardo Méndez also ensured that those who could arrive would be a winger and an attacker. Photo: Colprensa
When the club confirmed the players that would make up the squad for the BetPlay League 2023-I, there were several names that did not appear on the list and that were prominent throughout last season, as was the case with the goalkeeper Jose Silva, of which he assured that “wants to continue, but we will have to communicate with Bogotá. . Likewise, there are other goalkeepers who are looking for a clue to get to Santa Fe ”. Likewise, the absence of Andrey Estupiñán within the team raised many concerns, however, the president stated that, “term contract, it was not renewed, and we are waiting because he has good offers”.
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Méndez took advantage of the interview to respond to some of the criticism from the ‘Cardenal’ fans and stated that in the coming days they could add “two more or maximum three” players to reinforce the squad for the following year. The leader stressed that one of the areas to reinforce is the attack,”have a place for foreigners In the front part” but he asked the fans to remain calm, “let’s wait, let’s not speed up, let’s wait for how the market evolves”. On the defensive zone, Mendez confirmed that, “We already have a negotiated right back but we will give his name until he signs.”
Independiente Santa Fe has several challenges along the way, one of them is to fight again for the local championship, which it has not lifted since 2016-II when it prevailed in the final over Deportes Tolima. You should also highlight South American Cup, tournament that they won in 2015, being the only Colombian club to achieve it and should be the protagonist in the Copa Colombia, a contest that could guarantee their participation in the Copa Libertadores in 2024.
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