Fifa launched disciplinary proceedings on Tuesday over chants by Ecuador followers throughout their World Cup opener in opposition to hosts Qatar.
Football’s world governing physique didn’t say what the chants have been however mentioned it got here below article 13 of its disciplinary code, which incorporates discriminatory or abusive phrases.
Ecuador beat Qatar 2-0 on Sunday to launch the World Cup.
Ecuador followers broke out right into a “Queremos cerveza! Queremos cerveza!” chant at half-time as their staff stomped Qatar.
“The Fifa disciplinary committee has opened proceedings against the Ecuadoran Football Association due to chants by Ecuadoran supporters during the Qatar v. Ecuador Fifa World Cup match played on 20 November,” it mentioned.
It is the primary such disciplinary measure of the Qatar World Cup, which ends on 18 December.
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