Sanctions on the Cayman Islands and its president for breaching covid-19 – Fútbol Internacional regulations

Madrid, May 28 (EFE). – The FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctioned the Cayman Islands Association (CIFA) and its president, Alfredo Whitaker, for non-compliance with several articles of the Discipline Code and covid-19 regulations on match dispute. .

Specifically, the committee declared CIFA guilty of not taking necessary measures to protect the health and safety of the participants in the 2022 World Cup qualification meeting between the Cayman Islands and Canada, on March 29 in Bradenton (USA), and after breaching the security measures required by FIFA.

As the agency explained, the match was scheduled to take place on March 28, but it had to be postponed one day because Alfredo Whitaker, Team Leader for CIFA, had not submitted PCR test results to players and members of the CIFA Team. Cayman Islands technical staff, as stipulated in the protocol.

The Disciplinary Committee found the CIFA President guilty of misconduct with a member of the refereeing team and not complying with the rules to ensure the safety of the players, delegates and referees who participated in the match. Epidemic situation

Alfredo Whitaker will prevent him from participating for six months in official activities for national team matches, and include a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs.

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