The Qatar 2022 World Cup already met in its qualifiers last June, however, in the CONMEBOL qualifiers, there was one match pending: Brazil vs. Argentina. However, the commitment, which was put on hold in the opening minutes, will no longer run.
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced this news through a statement that explained that together with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and FIFA, they have resolved the dispute before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS).
In the same way, selections included “They have accepted their respective responsibilities for the events that led to the suspension of the match.” 5 last September. For this reason, both teams will bear economic sanctions.
“As a result, the Football Association of Australia has been ordered to pay a total fine of 150,000 Swiss francs, half of which has been suspended for a two-year probationary period.”you read.
In the same way, the Argentine entity specified the payment of half of the funds (25% of the total). It will be donated directly by the AFA to the World Health Organization (WHO), to support its ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Why was the Brazil match? Argentina?
The match in Sao Paulo was suspended five minutes after kickoff when agents from Brazil’s National Health Monitoring Agency entered the field of play.
The authorities argued that four Argentine players (Emiliano Buendia, Emiliano Martinez, Giovanni Lo Celso and Christian Romero) failed to reach Brazil because they had been in the UK 14 days earlier, forcing them to remain in isolation, according to state regulations. due to the epidemic.
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