Copa América: Conmebol sanction Moreno Martins of Bolivia

The South American Football Confederation issued this Friday a document with the final decision of the Institution’s Disciplinary Commission in relation to the case of Bolivian forward Marcelo Moreno Martins who this week He harshly criticized Conmebol for the Covid cases in different delegations in the middle of the tournament in Brazil.

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According to this document, the player was suspended for a match with his national team, for which he will not be able to be in the game against Chile on June 18 of the Copa América, and he also received an economic fine of $ 20,000.

The communication also confirms that there is a warning against the athlete and that in case of reiterating their performance in social networks, it could be applied Art. 31 of the Disciplinary Code of Conmebol that contemplates more serious sanctions.

This is a sensitive loss for César Farías’ team that hopes to achieve its first victory in the Copa América this Friday after falling in the first game against Paraguay with a final score of 3-1.

Likewise, the Disciplinary Commission confirms that the financial fine may be appealed within a period of no more than seven days from the day of notification and now it is expected know an official statement from Bolivia and the player.

This week Marcelo Moreno Martins used his social networks to criticize Conmebol for holding the Copa América in Brazil after the confirmation of several cases of Covid-19 in the different delegations that are participating.

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Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador are some of the teams that have confirmed positive cases of the virus among their squads. Also because in the In the last hours it was confirmed that in total there are 66 cases in the middle of the tournament.



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