Pitana report denounces harsh insults from Gary Medel

SANTIAGO — The general secretary of the Paraguayan Football Association (APF), Wigberto Duarte, revealed the insult that midfielder Gary Medel hurled at referee Néstor Pitana at the end of the duel between Paraguay and Chile, valid for the World Cup Qualifiers. Russia 2018.

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The Guaraní football leader commented on the content of the Argentine judge’s report regarding the insults of Pitbull, who risks a sanction of up to four dates for «unsportsmanlike conduct against an official.»

«At 93 minutes I expelled the captain of the visiting team (Chile), Gary Medel, number 17, for a direct red card for using offensive and rude language, because he shouted the following at me: ‘Argentines sons of a thousand whores'» , Pitana wrote, according to what Duarte consigned to The Mercury.

In addition, the general secretary of the APF reported that the Chilean fans were denounced for uttering discriminatory chants against the Paraguayans, in the duel played on September 1 at the Defensores del Chaco Stadium, in Asunción.

The latter, added to the complaint from the Bolivian Football Federation for offensive chants by the La Roja supporter in the match on September 6 at the Monumental Stadium, could lead to a harsh sanction against Chile with a view to the next qualifying date. against Ecuador and Peru.