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Nacional: Give Copa Sud to Chapecoense

Chapecoense's Copa Sudamericana final opponent Atletico Nacional is happy to step aside and let the tragedy-stricken club be named champion.

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Atletico Nacional has called on CONMEBOL to award Chapecoense the Copa Sudamericana after a plane crash claimed the lives of most of the Brazilian club's squad and staff.

Chapecoense was travelling to Medellin for the first leg of its final against the Colombian club when its plane came down in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union.

At least 75 people on board were killed, with six individuals, including players Alan Ruschel, Jackson Follmann and Neto, named by the Colombian Civil Aviation Authority as survivors.

CONMEBOL suspended "all activities" in the wake of the news, but Nacional has called on the governing body to act and hand the Brazilian side, which played fourth-tier football as recently as 2009, a first major title.

A club statement read: "After being concerned about the human part we thought about the competitive aspect and we want to publish this communication in which Atletico Nacional invites CONMEBOL to award the Copa Sudamericana to Associacao Chapecoense de Futebol to honour their great loss.

"For our part, and forever, Chapecoense are champions of the 2016 Copa Sudamericana."

The stricken club itself posted the last video taken of the team on its Twitter account in the wake of the disaster, accompanied with the words: "The last images of our heroes."