Independiente del Valle is the surprising finalist in the Copa Libertadores. In the year of the football stupidities where Leicester won the Premier, Welsh was a semifinalist of Euro, tournament that Iceland was one of the sensations and won a Portugal that was far from favorite, American epic missing. And it belongs to this modest Ecuadorian group that has been able to load the continent giants Colo-Colo, River Plate and Boca Juniors. Ecuadorians will play the final of the Libertadores Cup against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. We tell you five things you should know about Independiente del Valle.
1-In 2006 The club was called Independiente Jose Teran. This was the name of its founder, who liked the name of Independiente de Avellaneda, when he created the club 1958. Died in 1975 and the club retained its name until 2014 when it was renamed Independiente del Valle.
2-He debuted in the top category in Ecuador 2010 and only 6 years in the Ecuadorian elite has classified 3 times for the Copa Libertadores and the third, It has been planted in the final.
3-Play a seat stadium 7000 although viewers international tournaments like the Copa Libertadores, uses Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa Quito with capacity 38.500 viewers.
4-Despite not being historical and not fill their often rarely stadium, their matches in the Libertadores numbered in full. The modest team was able to fill 38.500 Tickets for a good cause, donate the proceeds to victims of the earthquake in Ecuador.
5-He has never fought the title in Ecuador and has not won anything. As we said, their experience in the elite is 6 years yet its progression is growing. Until a few months ago 1000 People flocked to their parties . Now is the revelation of South America.
Despite not having lost a game in the Libertadores and have reached the final undefeated, in the football betting favorite is Atletico Nacional. Like in 888sport where in the first leg and although the Ecuadorian set plays at home, the favorite but narrowly is the Colombian box.