Violence hits Copa Sudamericana final

Sao Paulo was awarded the Copa Sudamericana title on Wednesday after violent scenes on and off the pitch prompted Argentine club Tigre to refuse to play the second half of the second leg of the final played in the nation set to host the World Cup in less than two years.

Tigre officials said their players were attacked in the dressing room area by security officials during the half-time break, following confrontations on the pitch at the end of the first half.

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