During Saturday morning Luis Noboa attended the Barcelona stadium to have a meeting with the Electoral Tribunal president Carlos Coello Martinez. However upon the arrival of Luis Noboa security forces and members of the police forbade his entrance. In the midst of confrontations with the security forces, lawyer Hector Vanegas crossed the fence followed by Noboa and the members of his party.
Afterwards Noboa met with the Electoral Tribunal members. His lawyer, Hugo Landivar arrived with a judicial order that Coello did not wanted to receive publicly. Coello added that three partners of Barcelona presented a contestation against candidate Luis Noboa because of his political charge in the Assembly.
In order to stay true to their campaign objectives, Antonio Noboa stated that he would be running for the presidency of Barcelona to avoid any further inconveniences.