Mexico coach Osorio banned for 6 matches

Mexico coach Juan Osorio has been banned for six matches by the disciplinary committee of football governing body (FIFA) for insulting match officials at the 2017 (FIFA) Confederations Cup in Russia.

“Osorio used insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them during the match for third-place against Portugal,’’.

Osorio was suspended for six official matches with immediate effect and has also been sanctioned with a warning and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (around 5,200 dollars, or N2 million).

Mexico’s next official matches are at the (CONCACAF) Gold Cup, which starts in the U.S. this weekend, and they take to the pitch on Sunday against El Salvador in San Diego.

Mexico were beaten 2-1 by Portugal in Sunday’s third-place match in Moscow at the Confederations Cup.

 

 

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