Mexico’s coach Osorio gets 6 match ban
FIFA has suspended Mexico’s soccer coach Juan Carlos Osorio for six games, saying he insulted officials during a game against Portugal.
FIFA said Osorio also displayed an aggressive attitude towards officials in the Confederations Cup third place play-off, which Mexico lost 2:1 on July 2.
In addition to the ban, which is effective immediately, Osorio was warned about his conduct and fined 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,183.50), FIFA said.
Here is FIFA’s full statement:
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has reached a decision in the case related to Mexico’s national team coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, following the FIFA Confederations Cup match for third place between Portugal and Mexico on 2 July 2017, during which Mr Osorio used insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them.
After taking into account all circumstances of the case, the FIFA Disciplinary…