Gabriel Camargo lost his speech: The health of the Deportes Tolima leader – Colombian football – sports

health Gabriel Camargo Salamanca, largest shareholder in Sports Tolima, It’s gotten really tough in the past few months. The leader left the presidency of the club in the hands of his son Cesar Camargo to undergo medical treatment.

Your situation is very difficult. Camargo, 80, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in March of this year. The commander traveled to the United States to undergo an experimental treatment.

However, the procedure did not have the expected results and his health is getting more and more complicated. The Camargo returned to the country last weekend.

The sad news for Gabriel Camargo: he lost his words

Camargo will permanently distance himself from public life due to his health condition, the journalist revealed Nelson Enrique Asensio. The spokesperson referred to the issue before the Ibague Municipal Council, in the midst of a project to change the name of the Manuel Murillo Toro stadium so that it bears the name of the captain.

Without Gabriel, he will not return to public life. He returned from the United States after a 3-month trial treatment for throat cancer. And he returned the previous Saturday to the capital of the republic and the idea is to extend his life for a few days. “No one knows how many days, because I repeat, the treatment is experimental,” Asensio said in a video posted on the El Rincón del Vinotinto party account.

“He has lost his word, and it is very difficult for a person to command, to command, to lead from every point of view. He will not return to public life and will dedicate himself to his recovery. He is 80 years old and cancer is very aggressive. It remains to be seen what can be done, and by the will of God To know how long he will accompany us,” Asensio added.

The importance of the Camargo in the history of Deportes Tolima

Camargo first joined Deportes Tolima in 1979, and from a team that was bottom in the table, he went on to fight for titles: he became runner-up twice, in 1981 and 1982, and reached the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores in 1982..

In 1983 he left the club and invested in Independiente Santa Fe, without the expected results, and kept away from football for ten years, when he was called up at a time when Tolima was fighting for not to be relegated.

Although he failed to stop the team from dropping to the B division that year, Tolima returned to the top of the category after an impressive campaign in 1994 and since then began a growth that has led him to win three leagues (2003-II, 2018-I and 2021- I), the Colombian Cup (2014) and the Super League (2022).


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