FIFA has announced that its Justice Committee has opened proceedings to investigate the Chilean Football Federation’s claim that Ecuadorian Byron Castillo is truly Colombian and could not defend Ecuador in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Castillo is now, which will bring the country out of Qatar to give place to the Chileans.
FIFA included the Peruvian Federation in the process because Peru finished fifth in the South American qualifiers and will play in the World Cup against the winners of Australia and the United Arab Emirates – the game will be unique on June 13 in Qatar. At first the placement of the Peruvian will not change. Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Ecuador qualify directly for the World Cup.
On May 4, the Chilean government filed a complaint alleging that “there is evidence that Castillo was born in Colombia, Tumaco, on July 25, 1995, and not on November 10, 1998.” , in the Ecuadorian city of General. Villamil Playas “.
Chile hires Brazilian lawyer Eduardo Carlezzo, expert in sports law and national representative in similar situations in the Russia Cup Qualifiers, to win points in a match against Bolivia . The problems, according to him, arose when he first signed for the North American club, in 2012.
Carlezzo said: “We have informed FIFA that this club has been identified by the FEF itself (the Ecuadorian organization) as the source of the information on the forged players.
In a statement, the Ecuadorian Football Federation described Castillo as Ecuadorian for the rule of law and said he had “registered with the rightful authorities” and had “all national records as determined”. .
“We declare that the FEF has proved to FIFA and its body that it has always complied with the law and that our goodwill for the Qatar World Cup is the result of that, “concludes the organization in terms.
There is no deadline for the FIFA Justice Committee to decide and those who have lost can still appeal to the International Federation’s Appeal Committee and then, if they wish, to the Court. Decision Making for Sports (CAS). Qatar World Cup will be held from November 21 to December 18, 2022.