Abel Ferreira could face six games after being reported to the STJD

Abel Ferreira could face six games after being reported to the STJD

Portuguese coach received complaints in the sports court after stating that Palmeiras had been robbed in the match against Grêmio, in the 24th round of the Brasileirão

The Coach Abel Ferreiraof Palm treeswas reported in the Supreme Court of Sports Justice after insinuating that the referee Bruno Arleu de Araújo would have purposely interfered in Verdão’s 1-0 defeat against Guildin the 24th round of the Brazilian championship. The Portuguese could be suspended for up to six games in the Brasileirão if he is punished.

During the match, the coach left the field even before the final whistle, making a gesture with his hand signaling that his team was being robbed and shouting: “this is stealing”, several times. The act was recorded in the summary and the Portuguese was denounced. “After the end of the game, when I went to the dressing room, I was informed by the VAR, Mr. Igor Benevenuto, who, after checking the images from the video referee’s booth, identified that the Palmeiras coach, going to the mixed zone of the stadium, made with his right hand, gestures with his fingers, and uttered the following words through lip reading: “That’s stealing! That’s stealing! That’s stealing. […] I also note that when I was inside the locker room, when accessing the internet, I saw on the website exactly what was reported above by the video referee of the match”reported the referee on the scoresheet.

Due to his behavior, Abel was reported under article 258 of the Brazilian Code of Sports Justice, which provides for the suspension of one to six matches for “conduct contrary to discipline or sporting ethics”. Palmeiras was also reported and, if the coach is punished, he will have to pay a fine of up to R$10,000 for the infraction. The trial takes place next Tuesday, the 10th.

Source: sportbuzz

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