FIFA punishes Mexico but once more for anti-gay chant by followers


ZURICH (AP) — Mexico’s soccer staff will play two dwelling video games in empty stadiums as a part of a FIFA punishment on Friday for followers chanting anti-gay slurs at an Olympic qualifying match.

FIFA stated the Mexican Soccer Affiliation should additionally pay a 60,000 Swiss francs ($65,000) high quality.

Mexican followers persist in aiming the mantra at opposing groups’ goalkeepers regardless of common FIFA fines and efforts by the FA to curb the insults.

The newest incidents have been throughout video games towards the USA and Dominican Republic in March on the qualifying match for the Tokyo Olympics that Mexico hosted in Guadalajara.

Mexico’s subsequent two official dwelling video games are World Cup qualifiers towards Jamaica in September and Canada in October.

FIFA stated its disciplinary committee additionally opened a case towards Mexico for a similar chants at a pleasant towards Iceland final month in Arlington, Texas.


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