Chapecoense players training in Venezuela before their Tuesday match against Zulia FC (06/3/17).

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Chapecoense hope a victory will assist them recuperate from the catastrophe

Chapecoense, the Brazilian soccer group which misplaced most of their squad in an air crash in November, will play their first worldwide match because the accident.

They face Zulia within the Venezuelan metropolis of Maracaibo within the first stage match of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s foremost regional event.

Tuesday’s match will probably be Chapecoense’s debut within the competitors.

The membership solely gained promotion to Brazil’s high division in 2014.

However they stunned everybody after they reached the ultimate of the Copa Sudamericana final yr.

They had been on their option to the primary leg of that match when the airplane went down close to the Colombian metropolis of Medellin; 71 folks, together with 19 gamers and employees, had been killed.

Solely six folks on board survived, together with three gamers: goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, defender Neto and winger Alan Ruschel.

Chapecoense have included Neto and Ruschel of their squad for Tuesday’s match.

They hope victory within the Copa Libertadores will assist them recuperate from the catastrophe.