CONCACAF issues decisions in BFA Player Eligibility Cases

– Guyana awarded 3-nil victory

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) on Thursday, announced its Disciplinary Committee has decided to sanction the Barbados Football Association (BFA) by declaring as a forfeit, the CONCACAF Nations League Qualifying match played against Guyana on September 6, 2018.
After due examination of the evidence, the Committee determined that the BFA infringed the applicable articles of the Tournament Regulations and the Regulations Governing the Application of the FIFA Statutes, in relation to the eligibility of players to play for representative teams by fielding ineligible players Hallam Hope and Krystian Pearce.
In accordance with Articles 55 and 31 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, the BFA is considered to have lost the match against Guyana by a score of 3-nil. The match, which took place in Guyana at the Leonora stadium, ended in a 2-2 stalemate.
The result of the match played against El Salvador on October 13 of this year is upheld in accordance with Article 31 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, with a score of 3-nil in favour of El Salvador.