The Brazilian Football Confederation issued a statement containing “additional clarifications” regarding the events that led to the suspension of the match between Brazil and Argentina, which started last Sunday and stopped after five minutes.
The Brazilian body states that at the meeting of delegates from both countries, “held on Saturday afternoon,” the JBC represented a medical representative and that this “had no interference in the administrative or health aspects,” so the Canadian Border Commission (CBF) was not opposed The participation of Lo Celso, Emiliano Martinez, Emiliano Buendia and Cristian Romero in the aforementioned qualification match for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Brazilian Football Confederation further adds that at the same meeting, representatives of the Argentine Football Association were informed “that there was a violation in the entry of players, and that they should be placed in quarantine and received directions from the authorities to request, with the competent bodies, a special request. Authorization for the players to settle their situation”, in The time of the “technical discussion between Anvisa, the Ministry of Health and the Argentinean Association”.
And more details about the process that ended in controversy: “After the meeting, when the attendance of the athletes was requested, the health control agents were informed that the players had left for training, and did not adhere to the instructions given during the meeting.”
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