FIFA rejects Chile’s complaint against Ecuador | News


International media report that the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) dismissed this Friday Chile’s complaint about the improper alignment in the Ecuador eleven of player Byron Castillo, whose presumed Colombian nationality disqualified him from integrating the national team of this country.


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Through a statement, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee dismissed the charges against the Ecuadorian Football Federation and ordered that this nation participate in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The ruling leaves the Chilean eleven out of that competition. In this regard, the president of the Chilean Football Federation (ANFP), Pablo Milad, announced that he will appeal FIFA’s decision.

The manager was surprised by the ruling and said that the legal team is waiting for him to prepare the appeal.

He added that the ANFP is willing to use the legal tools available to it and will also go to the Sports Arbitration Court (CAS).

For his part, the president of the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF), Francisco Egas, said that FIFA’s decision to dismiss the complaint was an act of sports justice.

The document from the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, signed by a vice president, Anin Yeboah, declares the investigation closed after analyzing all the documentation received from the parties.

In addition, it indicates that they have ten days to request the reasoned decision and they can appeal the measure before the FIFA Appeal Committee.

According to the media, the Ecuadorian team qualified directly from the South American area for Qatar 2022, along with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. Chile finished seventh and did not reach quota.

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