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Byron Castillo was not sanctioned by FIFA: he will be able to play the World Cup

Byron Castillo was not sanctioned by FIFA: he will be able to play the World Cup

Byron Castillo was not sanctioned by FIFA: he will be able to play the World Cup

Official. The FIFA published his response on the case Byron Castillo after carrying out an investigative process. Let’s remember that Chili complained to the highest soccer body about alleged irregularities in the nationality of the Barcelona SC player, indicating that he would not have been born in Ecuadorbut in Colombia, and they demanded the loss of points from all the South American Qualifying matches in which the winger was active.

The great novelty is that Byron Castillo did not receive any sanction and, in this way, he will be able to play the World Cup if he is summoned by Gustavo Alfaro’s technical command.


“Through the study Carlezzo Abogados, we sent the FIFA Disciplinary Commission a complaint against the player Byron David Castillo Segura and the Ecuadorian Football Federation, due to the use of a false birth certificate, false declaration of age and false nationality by the player. mentioned player”, says the letter presented by the National Association of Professional Football (ANFP) of Chile to FIFA.

“The world of football cannot close its eyes to so many tests. The practice of serious and conscious irregularities in the registration of players cannot be accepted, especially when we are talking about a world competition. There must be fair play on and off the pitch”, closes the ANFP statement.


“The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has made a decision on the possible breach of Byron David Castillo Segura of the call criteria to participate with the national team of the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) in eight qualifying matches, corresponding to the phase preliminary of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

“After analyzing all the documentation received from the parties, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to close the disciplinary procedure initiated against the FEF.

“The decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has been notified today to the affected parties. In accordance with the FIFA Disciplinary Code, the parties have ten days to request the reasoned decision, which, if requested, would be published on This decision can be appealed before the FIFA Appeal Committee.”

Source: Elcomercio

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