An appeal by the Chilean football federation (FFCH) has been registered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against FIFA’s call to permit Ecuador to participate at the world Cup despite allegations they fielded associate degree ineligible player, it stated on Friday.

World governing body FIFA earlier this month discharged associate degree attractiveness within the case of Ecuadorean player Byron Castillo, who Chile had alleged was ineligible to play.

Castillo performed in eight of Ecuador’s qualifying games – as well as double against Chile for the Qatar tournament as they took fourth place, whereas Chile finished seventh.

Ecuador have completed against it and contradict that the player was ineligible.

CAS same it had conjointly accepted associate degree attractiveness by the Peruvian football federation (FPF).

Fifth-placed Peru disregarded on the last automatic spot, however advanced to the inter-confederation playoffs, wherever they lost to Australia.

“The appeal filed by the FPF is directed at the Ecuador football association (FEF) and FIFA. The FPF requests that Ecuador be excluded from the FIFA World Cup 2022 and replaced by Peru, which is the best runner-up,” CAS said in a statement. “(Chile’s) FFCH requests CAS to rule that the Player was ineligible for the 8 matches played in the Qualifiers, declaring those matches as forfeited and placing Chile in the 4th position in the South America 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.”

By November a decision is anticipated. 10, days prior to the world Cup kicks off on November. twenty with South American nation scheduled to require on hosts Qatar.


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