Can the Colombia Team win the Copa América? This says a study of the Icesi


The Research Center in Economics and Finance of the Icesi University conducted a study that shows that the Colombian National Team is a favorite to win the Copa América 2019.

The authors of this project are Julio César Alonso Cifuentes, director of Cienfi, and students of the Master’s Degree in Economics Diego Antonio Bohórquez Ordoñez and Cristian Camilo Urbano Florián.

According to the results of the 10,000 simulations of the tournament, the Colombia Selection is the favorite to the title, with a probability of 28.6%. The second favorite to the title is the local team, Brazil, with a probability of 23.3%, followed by Argentina (21.7%).

“For the construction of the analysis model, the information from the last 5 editions of the Copa América (2004, 2007,
2011, 2015 and 2016), “details the final report with the results.

“Additionally, 10,000 simulations of the Copa América 2019 were made, using our model, in order to determine the chances of the teams being the first of their group, to reach
quarterfinals, semifinal, the final and to be champion “, he assures.

The Colombian National Team will debut in the Cup next Saturday at 5:00 in the afternoon in Salvador de Bahía. This will be the starting point to know if the team of Carlos Queiroz can meet the great prognosis of the Icesi.

Newcastle United transfer news: Rafa Benitez wants to sign Juan Mata from Manchester United


The international Juan Mata has become one of the players who has received more offers. He finishes contract with United on June 30 and The Sun has published that the last offer has been that of Rafa Benítez. It is one of the conditions imposed by the Spanish coach to continue at Newcastle and that is why he has not yet spoken out because of the interest that Roma have to take their services.

But the problem is that Mata rains offers. From Barcelona, ​​through Inter and Juve and ending at United, who want to renew, they have expressed their desire to be able to count on their presence. At the moment there is no clear answer, but the environment of the soccer player is clear that above economic conditions, what is being valued is a sports project that is more than attractive and powerful.

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