They pass a fine of more than $50,000 on Panama for anti-gay chants from their fans in a duel for a tie in Qatar 2022 | football | Sports

Last October, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided to punish the Panamanians for their bad behavior in the bilateral confrontations against Costa Rica and Mexico.


FIFA’s appeals committee has approved a fine of more than $50,000 to Panama for anti-gay chants during the elimination matches towards Qatar 2022, and the match will have to be played behind closed doors against Jamaica on January 30, the Panamanian federation reported on Thursday. football.

Last October, FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee fined Panama more than $50,000, and a game without an audience, for allegedly anti-gay chants in the matches against Costa Rica and Mexico on the September date of the CONCACAF octagon final.

the Panamanian Football Federation (Febavout) And he indicated, Thursday, in a statement that after knowing the penalty before the El Salvador match, he resumed the penalty, and obtained a temporary suspension of the match against the El Salvador national team, “in which he can count on the support of the fans.”

“However, the FIFA Appeal Committee, after analyzing the appeal submitted, today confirmed the said penalty, which must be carried out on January 30 in the match between Panama and Jamaica to be played at the Rommel Fernandez Gutierrez stadium,” Vibavut noted.

Likewise, Vibavut “once again” emphasized his “firm commitment to fair play and the fight against all forms of discrimination or intolerance”, while at the same time calling on fans to support the national team “always uphold these principles”.

Last October, Panama was also fined $21,000 for the behavior of a group of fans inappropriately (a field invasion) during their last home game against the United States on October 10 in the qualifying rounds for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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Ahead of the next six knockout matches in the Concacaf Octagonal Final, Panama will face Peru in a friendly match on January 16th.

The Panamanian football team is fourth in the octagonal final, and the second play-off gives it 14 points, the same as the third-ranked Mexican team, one point from the United States, which is second, and two full points from Canada, the leader. .With 16 units. (Dr)

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