The Ecuadorian team could receive another deduction, Colombian media reports.
Ecuador will find themselves in trouble once again in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, with the yellow team likely to suffer another deduction in the standings.
Published by Colombian newspaper. time In the last few hours.
reason? This could be the trigger for intervention, mainly due to financial debts to former coach Gustavo Alfaro. FIFAdescribes the aforementioned medium.
“The Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) has violated the agreement it signed with Argentine national team coach Gustavo Alfaro, who left the bench after participating in the Qatar World Cup,” El Tiempo newspaper said.
“The coach who took ‘Try’ to the World Cup is claiming part of the pending payments owed by the FEF, money that the coach has not yet received in several installments,” it added. Ta.
For this reason, the media “Coffee” pointed out that “in case of violation of the agreement, FIFA may take action in this matter and impose new sanctions on the team that has started on the path to the 2026 World Cup.” are doing. 3 points in the standings. ”
“If a settlement cannot be reached, the international football governing body could penalize Ecuador with a penalty of between three and six points for the current draw,” he added.
Recall that Ecuador started with -3 units due to Chile’s insistence on Byron Castillo’s poor registration in the final qualifying round.