FIFA Appeals Committee Confirms Byron Castillo’s Ecuadorian Eligibility

FIFA Appeals Committee Confirms Byron Castillo’s Ecuadorian Eligibility
On 16 September 2022, the FIFA Appeals Committee confirmed the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee concerning the eligibility of Ecuadorian footballer Byron Castillo, who was confirmed to be eligible to represent the national team of the Andean country.

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee announced, on 11 May 2022, that it would open proceedings concerning the complaint filed in early May 2022 by the Football Association of Chile (FAC) about the alleged false Ecuadorian nationality of the player Byron Castillo, who was, in fact, and according to FAC, a Colombian national. FAC claimed that the player did...

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