Brazil, Argentina to replay suspended WC qualifier

The suspended World Cup qualifier between South American rivals Brazil and Argentina will be replayed, world football governing body FIFA has said. The match in Sao Paulo last September was halted shortly after kick-off when Brazilian health officials walked onto the pitch to object to the participation of four Argentina players for allegedly breaching COVID-19 protocols.

Also Read - Philippe Coutinho Wonder Strike Helps Brazil to 4-0 Rout of Paraguay After a thorough investigation of the various factual elements and in light of the applicable regulations, the FIFA disciplinary committee has decided that the match should be replayed on a date and at a location to be decided by FIFA, it said in a statement on Monday evening. Also Read - Watch: Horrific Video Captures Moment Canyon Wall Collapses And Traps Tourists in Brazil