5 Reasons Why River Plate Will Return to the Primera Division in 2012

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5 Reasons Why River Plate Will Return to the Primera Division in 2012
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The 2011-12 edition of the Primera Division de Argentina is hours away, and allow me to do a roll call of the many teams hailing from the capital city of Buenos Aires.

Boca Juniors? Present.

Independiente? Present.

Racing de Avellaneda? Present.

San Lorenzo? Present.

Lanus? Present.

Banfield? Present.

Arsenal de Sarandi? Present.

All Boys? Present.

Tigre? Present.

Argentinos Juniors? Present.

River? River? River?

Not present.


As you all know by now, River Plate will not be partaking in the Primera Division festivities this season due to a stinker in June against Belgrano; however, this leave of absence will only last one year.

Allow me to give you five reasons why River Plate will be promoted back to where they rightfully belong after broadening their horizons with a season in the Nacional B.

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