Mexican Soccer Federation awaits resolution for homophobic scream this Thursday

It will be until next Thursday that the Mexican federation receives confirmation of the punishment or acquittal for the homophobic cry

MEXICO.- The Mexican Soccer Federation awaits a formal resolution from the FIFA Disciplinary Committee this Thursday, regarding whether he will be able to play with the public or will have to do it behind closed doors in his second elimination match at home heading to Qatar 2022.

Sources of the FMF confirmed to ESPN that FIFA Disciplinary Committee It has not yet ruled on the duel against Canada on October 7, only on the commitment against Jamaica on Thursday, September 2, which will be played behind closed doors at the Azteca Stadium, due to the sanction derived from the discriminatory screams to the rival goalkeeper during the last CONCACAF Pre-Olympic in March in Guadalajara.

This organ of the FIFA is analyzing all the evidence that the Mexican Soccer Federation He has presented in his defense, seeking to prevent the game against the Maple Leaf team, the fourth of the CONCACAF Octagonal Final towards the 2022 World Cup and second at home, from also being played without fans in the stands, as will happen in 9 days against Jamaica.

It also awaits FIFA’s position regarding the players summoned from the English and Spanish Leagues

The source of the FMF consulted by ESPN said that he is also awaiting an official position from the FIFA regarding the refusal of the Premier of England and LaLiga of Spain to give up their players called up for the September FIFA Date, especially those who travel to the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Qualifiers, as well as other countries listed in “red” by the new waves of COVID-19.

These Leagues point out that the players summoned from their clubs, in addition to the risk of contracting coronavirus, would have to do a mandatory quarantine of at least 10 days back to their city of origin, which is why they refuse to lend them to their national teams.

The source commented that the FMF is in contact with CONCACAF and is also aware of the letter sent by Gianni Infantino, president of the FIFA, to the head of CONMEBOL, Alejandro Domínguez, in which the top leader of world football makes it clear that all clubs have to comply with the regulations FIFA and the obligation to yield to their selected ones.

The informant said that it is still premature to say whether or not Gerardo Martino will be able to count on his selected from England, such as Raúl Jiménez, or from Spain, such as Héctor Herrera, Andrés Guardado, Diego Lainez, Néstor Araujo and José Juan Macías, the latter in case to be considered by the “Tata”.