El Comercio was able to confirm with sources FPFA new position in the case Byron Castillo. Representatives of Peru’s national team They ask that the Ecuadorian team be withdrawn and replaced with a white and red team. For their part, Chile’s representatives are demanding that CAS rule that Byrne is not an eligible player.
Request that Peru’s national team And Chile was rejected by FIFA in two of its cases, and both teams resorted to TAS, the last of these cases. The claim is made within 2 months from the start World Cup.
“The appeal filed by the FPF is directed against the FEF and FIFA. The FPF demands that Ecuador be excluded from the World Cup and replaced by Peru, who were the top team in the table after Ecuador”, mentioned in the document.
Byrne Castillo’s lawyer, Andrés Holguin, pointed out that if Ecuador were to be disqualified, Peru would have to take its place (while the claim was a second instance at FIFA): “I don’t see FIFA managing to put Chile in Ecuador’s position because Peru should go up and it should go directly to the World Cup. Colombia will advance to the play-off round. But should the Aussies play again?.
Eduardo Carlesso, a lawyer from Chile, noted: “I have never seen such injustice in my life as a lawyer. There are numerous documents that prove beyond doubt that the player was born in Colombia. In addition, everyone heard his testimony given during the official trial conducted by the Ecuadorian federation itself..