Once again the football of CONCACAF It has been news worldwide but not precisely because of positive issues. Last Tuesday, CD Olympia of Honduras thrashed Inter Moengotapoe by a score of 0-6, in a match corresponding to the Round of 16 first leg in the Concacaf League.
Everything was going well until that moment, however, at the end of the game a video circulated where Ronnie Brunswijk, Vice President of Suriname and President of Inter Moengotapoe accessed the Olimpia dressing rooms to give money to the players of the Catracho team. These images generated great controversy in CONCACAF and this Saturday the organization decided to expel both teams from the tournament for such actions.
Surely everyone read the story Ronnie Brunswijk, president of Inter Moengotapoe and Vice President of Suriname who yesterday played a Concacaf match at age 60.
After the game he went to the Olympia locker room to distribute money.
Concacaf is going to have to intervene pic.twitter.com/ytZ55tH3Ki
– Andres Agulla (@aagulla_espn) September 22, 2021
Through a statement, CONCACAF specified the sanction for both teams, as well as for Ronnie Brunswijk. “As a consequence of these violations, both clubs have been disqualified and removed from this year’s Concacaf League with immediate effect. Furthermore, the Committee has ruled that Mr. Ronnie Brunswijk is prohibited from participating in Concacaf competitions in any capacity for three years ”, it can be read in a part of the writing.
Olympia, still not pronounced
Club Deportivo Olimpia issued a statement 21 hours ago to inform that the CONCACAF Disciplinary Committee had initiated a disciplinary process; They also indicated that they had complied with the requirements of CONCACAF as part of this process. Now, after the determination of the organization to leave both teams out of the competition, Olimpia has not commented on the matter in its social networks.
The second leg of the Round of 16 between Olimpia and Inter Moengotapoe would take place next Tuesday, September 28, although this series has been canceled. The Lions will focus on their next local championship game, which will be on Sunday, October 3, when they visit Real España.