Chapecoense

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Chapecoense awarded Sudamericana title

South American football confederation CONMEBOL agreed Monday to award the Copa Sudamericana to Brazilian club Chapecoense, whose team was wiped out in a plane crash while heading to the final.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Rivals rule out final game against Chapecoense

Chapecoense's opponents in the last game of the Brazilian league season said they would not play the match out of respect for the stricken club who lost most of their players in a plane crash.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Fans mass at Brazil to mourn dead players

Thousands of Brazilians who had been expecting to spend Wednesday night cheering their beloved Chapecoense football team in its hour of glory were instead gathering at the home stadium to mourn dead players.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Chapeco in mourning

Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who lost their lives in a plane crash a day earlier.

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

'The pain is terrible'

The vice-president of the Brazilian club Chapecoense whose plane crashed in Colombia on Tuesday lamented that the tragedy had struck at the cruellest moment.

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

CHAPECOENSE FACTFILE

Brazil top division side Chapecoense were aboard the aircraft that crashed in Medellin, Colombia with 81 people on board.

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