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FIFA lowered the finger: Italy will not go to the World Cup for the Byron Castillo case

FIFA lowered the finger: Italy will not go to the World Cup for the Byron Castillo case

FIFA lowered the finger: Italy will not go to the World Cup for the Byron Castillo case

A few weeks ago, information surfaced that Italy could benefit from the case Byron Castillo and so go to World Cup Qatar 2022 despite not qualifying through the channels of their confederation. However, the FIFA He put an end to these speculations with a direct communication to the ‘Azurra’.

We remember that Franco Chimenti, president of the Italian Golf Federation, stated that they could go to the World Cup instead of Ecuador and Chile itself. “There is a possibility that Italy will be rescued for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a much more concrete possibility than everyone thinks. It seems that Ecuador used a non-Ecuadorian player who had no right to play. And for that he could pay. There is talk of possibility but there are extremes of that happening “were his words in Parliament Rai Gr.

“There is a FIFA rule that speaks of playoffs and the highest ranked team: and this is certainly Italy (sixth in the FIFA ranking)”he added.

However, Gabriele Gravinpresident of the Italian Football Federation, revealed the conversation he had with FIFA. “There is zero chance of a repechage. There are 13 places available in Europe and they are all filled. If a place were to become vacant, it would be filled by another South American team. We listened to FIFA to give us a moment of hope, but the response was absolutely negative.he asserted upon his departure from the Federal Council according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“In Qatar they would be delighted that we were there and so were we, but those are the rules and we came out with demerits”added the manager.

BYRON CASTLE CASE

The ANFP filed a complaint with the FIFA desks indicating that Byron Castillo was not born in Ecuador but in Colombia. Consequently, they indicate that he is wrongly registered and that they should be awarded the points from the games that the defender played against ‘La Roja’.

The highest soccer entity already reported several days ago that it opened an investigative process against the player.

Source: Elcomercio

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