The president of the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF), not too long ago faraway from his place, notified that as a consequence of authorities hindrance the nationwide group might miss out the World Cup subsequent yr in Russia.
After being accused of misuse of funds, unsound managerial practices, falsifying papers and corruption, Angel Maria Villar was suspended in July and is at the moment awaiting authorized procedures.
Not way back FIFA forewarned issuing a letter to RFEF to precise its worries in relation to the autonomy of the federation. The letter emphasised that the federation ought to consider managing its personal enterprise and assuring it’s not affected by exterior events.
Villar is worried that Spain could possibly be refused participation to the World Cup and one other nation’s nationwide group like Italy for instance will likely be wanting to seize the chance on the World Cup subsequent summer time.
In his phrases on press convention final Monday, the entire duty for the potential lacking out on the World Cup lies on the current Authorities.
On the opposite aspect LaLiga president Javier Tebas disagreed that Villar represents the outdated occasions of FIFA and his behaviour has at all times been dominated by concern and threats. He firmly belies that that is yet another that’s not going to happen. FIFA won’t take away Spain because the now FIFA is taking a brand new course.
He additionally believes that the Authorities actions and choices had been lawful and needs to be supported.
In his opinion, Spain merely adheres to the phrase of legislation and Villar is as soon as once more blaming the Authorities and continues dwelling in his personal bubble.
Jose Lete Spain’s Secretary of State for sport commented too that Spin’s participation isn’t in danger.
He said that the nationwide group earned its place and Spain’s spot on the World Cup is warranted.
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