Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has initiated disciplinary proceedings against the national soccer associations of Argentina and Brazil in connection with a 2026 North and Central American World Cup qualifier that was delayed due to crowd disturbances, the BBC reported today. “The Disciplinary Committee has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and the Argentine Football Association (AFA),” FIFA confirmed to the BBC .FIFA is investigating the CBF for possible breaches of FIFA regulations relating to stadium order and security.
“Sanctions for breaches of these regulations include fines and suspension from the next match,” the BBC said. The match in question took place on Sept. 22 at the Maracanã main stadium in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilIt was a “big match” between two of South American soccer’s “two mountain ranges” on the road to the World Cup, and the tension between the two teams erupted in an unseemly way before kickoff. During the national anthem, violence erupted in the overlapping sections of the two teams’ stadiums When police were called in, some spectators tore up bleacher chairs and threw them at the officers, while others spilled onto the field. Police were seen swinging their batons wildly, striking spectators, and Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was seen trying to wrestle the batons away from the police .The players left the field and returned to the locker room. The game did not start until 30 minutes later than scheduled. The game ended in a 1-0 victory 온라인카지노 for Argentina, with Nicolas Otamendi scoring a header 18 minutes into the second half.