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FIFA Fines Brazil For Fans’ Homophobic Chants Against Colombia

World governing body has fined the Brazilian confederation 20,000 US dollars for homophobic abuse by fans.fifa

Brazilian supporters yelled “bicha” – a derogatory word for homosexual men – at ’s players during the teams’ World Cup qualifier in Manaus last month, which won 2-1.

Other football associations to receive fines for fan misbehaviour were Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Brazil, , Paraguay, Peru, Italy and Albania.

Chile was ordered to play its home qualifier against Venezuela on March 28 behind closed doors for a repeat offence.

The biggest fine – 65,000 US dollars – was imposed on Honduras for two infringements.

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