The Brazilian who will lead Argentina-Paraguay is already in the country although it was not mandatory. Instead, local referees will work in Sudamericana and the local tournament without serving the quarantine.
The Argentina-Paraguay referee was appointed to direct a Brazil Cup match, was replaced, arrived in Buenos Aires on Monday is quarantining. But the Argentine referees who came from abroad, on the other hand, will be fourth men in three of the four Copa Sudamericana matches that will be played in our country. The rest will be at the start of the Professional Football League Cup 2020. None will do the 14 days of isolation. There are no official voices that explain the messiness.
Raphael Claus landed at the beginning of the week in Ezeiza and stayed at the Howard Johnson hotel with Bruno Pires, Danilo Manis (assistants), Luis Flavio Oliveira (room), Bruno Arleu Y Rodrigo Figueiredo Correa (WHERE).
The 41-year-old from São Paulo had been nominated by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to lead Youth-Gremio, duel for the round of 16 of the Brazil Cup scheduled for Thursday. CBF replaced him by Anderson Daronco, which generated complaints in Juventude, which issued a statement on its official channels. The Rio Grande do Sul club complained about the antecedent of the last game they played with Gremio on February 29. That day, the judge gaucho took two penalties in favor of the tricolor, who won 3 to 0.
Claus traveled to Argentina two weeks before the clash between Argentines and Paraguayans because the old regulations indicated that foreigners had to quarantine. Something that changed after a publication in the Official Gazette by which the “Participants traveling for reasons of international sporting events” are excepted. Of course: they must present a series of requirements that implies signing an affidavit, a medical certificate and a PCR (swab) with a negative result.
Why did the Brazilians arrive two weeks earlier? “There are questions that have no answers”They said close to the Conmebol Referees Commission.
Different was the case of the Argentine arbitrators, who landed in the country on Friday. As residents, they had to undergo isolation for 14 days beyond the time they are tested, because that is what the protocol of the South American body emphasizes.
As he could find out Clarion, there was a call at the government level to achieve the exception and that the referees could avoid the quarantine. Not only because there were no referees to complete the picture of the South American; Also, because otherwise the most qualified would not be available for First Division matches.
Patricio Loustau, who arrived from Brazil, this Wednesday will be Lanús’ fourth referee.Saint Paul. While, Mauro Vigliano and Darío Herrera, who were in Paraguay, will be fourth respectively in Vélez-Peñarol, which is also played on Wednesday, and Unión-Emelec, which is played on Thursday. Herrera himself will be in Córdoba on Friday for Talleres-Colón.
Fernando Rapallini, Facundo Tello and Néstor Pitana will direct Lanús-Boca, Vélez-Huracán and Racing-Atlético Tucumán. Beyond the swabs to which they were and will be subjected, none will have completed the 14 days of isolation established by the protocol.
Of the attendees who were abroad, this weekend they will play Ezequiel Brailovsky (Vélez-Huracán), Juan Pablo Bellati Y Diego Bonfá (Lanús-Boca), Facundo Rodriguez (Central Córdoba-Independiente) and Pablo Gonzalez (Rosario Central-Godoy Cruz).
Clarion He tried to contact Federico Beligoy to answer the questions that arise on this matter, but the AFA Director of Refereeing did not respond to the messages.