Chile Soccer Federation appeals FIFA choice to clear Ecuador defender Byron Castillo and permit them to play on the World Cup… as they allege he used a FALSE PASSPORT to characterize the nation in qualifying marketing campaign
- Byron Castillo featured 8 instances for Ecuador throughout the 2022 World Cup qualifiers
- Ecuador certified for the finals for simply the fourth time of their historical past
- Chile’s Soccer Federation claims Castillo was truly born in Colombia
- FIFA’s choice on June 10 meant Ecuador are cleared to play on the World Cup
Chile’s Soccer Federation (ANFP) is interesting towards FIFA‘s choice to dismiss their grievance that Ecuador fielded an ineligible participant throughout the World Cup qualifying marketing campaign.
FIFA’s choice on June 10 meant Ecuador have been cleared to play in November’s finals in Qatar however the Chileans are persevering with to push the problem.
The ANPF stated it had proof that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and never within the Ecuadorean metropolis of Common Villamil Playas in 1998 as acknowledged on his official paperwork.
It claimed the Membership Leon full again, who performed in eight of Ecuador’s 18 qualifying video games for the Qatar World Cup, used a false passport and delivery certificates.
Byron Castillo performed 8 instances as Ecuador certified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
The match will mark simply the fourth time Ecuador have appeared on the World Cup finals
FIFA had stated that ‘after analysing the submissions of all events involved and contemplating all components introduced earlier than it’ it was not taking motion.
However on Thursday, Chile stated that they had submitted an enchantment to soccer’s world governing physique.
Jorge Yunge, Common Secretary of the Chilean Soccer Affiliation, stated in a press release:
‘We’re fully positive in regards to the conclusions of our investigations.’
Chile have did not qualify for the final two World Cups (Alexis Sanchez pictured)
‘It’s completely clear that the participant makes use of an adulterated Ecuadorean doc. What’s at stake right here is not only a spot within the 2022 World Cup, however the complete precept of honest play.’
Chile completed seventh in qualifying with 19 factors, lacking out on a spot within the finals. Ecuador certified in fourth place.
Peru completed in fifth place however missed out on the finals after shedding their playoff to Australia.