CONMEBOL fined Brazil coach Tite $5,000 on Thursday for criticising the organization of Copa America.

The sanction came less than a week after a Bolivia player was also sanctioned for attacking the tournament, which is taking place amid a growing COVID-19 pandemic in the region after the two original hosts, Colombia and Argentina, were withdrawn.


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Tite said in a news conference on June 12 that the Copa America was shifted to his country in a “confusing manner.” CONMEBOL named Brazil as host less than two weeks before the tournament kicked off.

The Brazilian Football Confederation cannot appeal the decision against Tite, CONMEBOL said.


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Eduardo Gross Brown, the president of CONMEBOL’s disciplinary commission, added that Tite…

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