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 By Tim Vickery

Bolivian Apertura, national team bring 2016 to an end in entertaining fashion

Mauricio Soria is back with the Bolivian national team after a stint with the Strongest and some drama.

Bolivar ended up having special reason to lament Wednesday's stoppage time madness.

All they had needed to do was avoid defeat away to Sport Boys Warnes to claim the 2016 Bolivian Apertura league title. They were being chased by their great La Paz rivals, The Strongest, who after a nervy first half had blasted their way to a 7-2 win against San Jose. But that all looked irrelevant as Bolivar went into stoppage time tied at 2-2.

Then, the chaos began.

Five players were sent off. Bolivar lost...

 By Tim Vickery

The Strongest, Bolivar locked in closest title fight in South America

Cesar Farias
The Strongest manager Cesar Farias won't be able to close the book on the 2016 season just yet.

This week, there was one last 2016 championship still standing in South America -- and it does not want to go quietly.

Up and down the continent, the domestic leagues came to a conclusion either last weekend or the previous Sunday. The exception was in Bolivia, where the final round was not played until Wednesday -- and even this has not proved sufficient to bring matters to a close.

The tournament, the 2016 Apertura, has been utterly dominated by the two traditional giants from La Paz: Bolivar...