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taking place amid a growing COVID-19 pandemic in the region after the two original hosts, Colombia and Argentina, were withdrawn.
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.
Eduardo Gross Brown, the president of CONMEBOL’s disciplinary commission, added that Tite…