FIFA have actually opened up an examination right into accusations that Ecuador made use of a disqualified gamer in their Globe Mug certifying project, football’s controling body stated on Wednesday.
The Chilean Football Federation recently declared to have evidence that Byron Castillo was birthed in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995, and also not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as mentioned on his certifications.
It declared the Barcelona of Guayaquil fullback that played in 8 of Ecuador’s certifying ready Qatar made use of an incorrect key and also birth certification.
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Ecuador are among 4 South American groups that have actually currently gotten the Globe Mug finals later on this year, in addition to Brazil, Argentina and also Uruguay Fifth-placed Peru encounter a playoff following month.
” FIFA has actually made a decision to open up corrective procedures in regard to the prospective ineligibility of Byron David Castillo Segura when it come to those suits,” FIFA stated in a declaration.
” In this context, the FEF [Ecuadoran Football Association] and also the Peruvian Football Organization have actually been welcomed to send their settings to the FIFA Disciplinary Board.”
The FEF recently disregarded Chile‘s cases as “misguided rumours.”
However, Castillo’s ineligibility can mean problem for the Andean country.
Castillo played in 8 of Ecuador’s 18 qualifiers, suits in which they grabbed 14 of their 26 factors.
If they shed factors for the video games in which Castillo appeared they can lose out on a location in Qatar.
Chile ended up 7th with 19 factors yet Eduardo Carlezzo, an attorney for the Chilean FA, informed Reuters that if Chile were offered the factors from both video games versus Ecuador in which Castillo played they would certainly most likely to the Globe Mug in their location.