Chile’s legal defense to FIFA in the case against the player Byron Castillo and the Ecuadorean Football Federation (FEF) asks not only, if the accusation that the tricolor footballer falsified the documents of the place and date of birth of the competition, Gustavo Alvaro’s team has settled points in the South American rankings for Qatar 2022But also that the national team is excluded from participating in the next 2026 World Cup.
“I clearly understand that if FIFA decides that a player used false documents, he will have to apply Article 22 (of the Disciplinary Code), whereby the opponent wins the match 3-0,” said Eduardo Carlizzo, a lawyer for the Football Association. Chilean football on the subject of the castle, at a press conference Wednesday.
The lawyer added: “It was known for a long time that he used forged documents and closed their eyes. Nothing was done and the player never revealed his royal family.. They knew this many years ago and now they have to suffer the consequences of this cheating. We also demand that Ecuador be excluded from the next World Cup (2026, Canada / USA / Mexico).”
FIFA opens the file of the Byron Castillo case, so what does that mean?
Today it has been learned that FIFA has opened disciplinary action (a file) in relation to a possible breach by Castillo of the invitation criteria for the eight matches he played for the Ecuadorean national team in the Qatar World Cup qualifiers.
FIFA thus responded to a complaint lodged by the Chilean federation before the Disciplinary Committee, in which it made allegations of possible falsification of documents granting Ecuadorean citizenship to Castillo.
Byron Castillo’s lawyer asserted there was a “zero chance” that FIFA would take Ecuador’s 2022 World Cup ticket in Qatar and award it to Chile.
The tricolor qualified directly for the World Cup with the teams of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, Unlike other countries, such as Colombia and Chile (eliminated) and Peru (return).
Why FIFA calls Peru to appear in the case of Byron Castillo? Chilean lawyer responds
Castillo was lined up by coach Alvaro for the two matches against Paraguay and Chile, and once against Uruguay, Bolivia, Venezuela and Argentina, the main matches of the Ecuadorean team to achieve one of the direct quotas for the World Cup. (Dr)