STJD investigates complaints of bribery attempt in Brazilian women’s game – 06/21/2022 – Esporte

Santos fired last week (20) goalkeepers’ coach of their women’s team, Fabrício de Paula, and publicly accused him of trying to bribe Red Bull Bragantino goalkeeper Alice, in favor of an alleged gambling scheme. The specialist met the athlete before the match between the two teams, held in Vila Belmiro, over the weekend.

Bragantino confirmed the allegations. The former Alvinegro employee’s defense denied the offer submitted by the clubs and demanded evidence. He also said that the material presented by Fabrício to the fourth referee of the game, in a photo that had an impact on social media, was a raincoat.

“We will take several legal action. We will ask everyone involved to explain the contents of the Santos interview and Bragantino’s letter. They never presented evidence or allowed Fabrício to express himself. He was convicted by Santos and social media with absolutely nothing,” he said. Laha trainer’s lawyer, Higor Marcelo Maffei.

“Nothing went wrong, and there was no attempt to manipulate the result. Only a raincoat was removed, it was an easy basket. With the goalkeeper there was nothing but negotiations on the possibility of being hired by Santos. Judge according to what they think. Exists,” he added.

The case came to a head after Santos president Andres Rueda convened a press conference to announce his resignation and explain his reasons. At the time, the officer announced that he would send the evidence to the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation) and to the Ministry of Public Affairs.

“Maybe she’s the boss of what’s happening in our football. The Santos women’s soccer officer used a mediator [tentar] bribe a player with elastic results in the first half for gambling purposes. “Since Bragantino had already been rejected, this bribe was tried,” said Rueda.

“The player immediately rejected the proposal and informed his superiors, who contacted me, even submitting material proposals, and discussion papers. As soon as we found out, along with the president of Bragantino, we took action. We fired him justly. he added.

Fabrício’s defense statement for his presence in the hotel where the opposition members were staying was that the professional was talking to a football friend. “He went to talk about his condition, if there was a mediator. That’s all.”

Without naming names, Rueda also named the game’s fourth referee, Adeli Maria Monteiro. According to the Santos president, he received an “envelope” directly from an employee. It is a material that protection says is a raincoat.

At the time it was recorded by the official broadcast of the game. The picture spread across the internet, but was not recorded in the match summary. When it was sought, the CBF arbitration commission and the game referees team did not disclose themselves until the publication of this document.

“There is even a clause from the beginning of the game, strangely enough, the employee allegedly gives the envelope to the fourth referee, which should be checked. We will not be happy until we know all the rot,” Rueda quoted.

“The ones who have to explain something are Santos and Red Bull Bragantino. Did they say they saw the envelope? They’ll have to prove it”, replied the coach’s lawyer.

The Bragança Paulista club has revealed itself so far only by repeating the accusations made by Santos. He said the player was monitored by anti-corruption messages to match the results and immediately reported to the club’s CEO, Thiago Scuro.

The CBF claimed to have received the complaint and forwarded the claim to the STJD (Supreme Court of Sports Justice) for investigation. Searched for, those involved in the women’s vessel competition did not want to be identified.

The match between the two teams ended in a 1-1 draw. Bragantino opened the scoring in the last minute, with Mylena, scoring 41 points in the second round, with Gi Fernandes.

The draw put Santos in seventh place, with 19 points. The team from Bragança, 16th and last, with four points, has already relegated.


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