|Argentine Lionel Messi (centre) leaves the pitch soon after Sport 6 of the South American qualifiers for the 2022 Environment Cup in Qatar was suspended at the Corinthian Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 5. AP information|
The rematch between Brazil and Argentina in qualifying for the 2022 Planet Cup in South America has been canceled.
In accordance to ESPN, a sporting activities media on the morning of 17 (Korean time), the Brazilian Soccer Affiliation and the Argentine Football Affiliation announced that they would not repeat the sixth leg of the South American qualification for the Qatar World Cup between Brazil and Argentina, which was suspended 5 minutes following kick-off on September 5 previous yr. At the time, the match held at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil was suspended right after officials from the Brazilian Food items and Drug Administration entered the pitch and reported that some Argentine players ended up violating quarantine recommendations. The match was inevitably canceled since players from English Premier League (EPL) clubs, these as Emiliano Martinez, Christian Romero and Giovanni Rosselso, did not observe quarantine policies similar to COVID-19.
In Could, FIFA purchased the Brazilian Soccer Affiliation and the Argentine Football Affiliation to replay the match. On the other hand, it was stated that a rematch was not needed as Brazil and Argentina completed to start with and next in the South American qualifiers respectively, with out participating in a match just about every. Over all, it is not easy to modify the rematch agenda as Brazil and Argentina have a restricted plan to put together for the event as the opening of the Qatar Globe Cup (21 November) is imminent.
Finally, the two football associations decided not to participate in a rematch in session with FIFA. The Brazilian Soccer Affiliation claimed: “We would like to thank FIFA for their endeavours to solve this unconventional dilemma in such a small time.
The reporter Heo Jong-ho