Tuesday, December 5, 2023

The investigation into Rubiales is expanded with the testimonies of the player Codina and the president of women’s soccer

Judge Francisco de Jorge, who is investigating the kiss of the former president of the Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales to the player Jennifer Hermoso In the final of the last World Cup, Francisco de Jorge has summoned national team player Laia Codina and the president of the National Women’s Football Committee Rafael del Amo to testify as witnesses on November 16.

The two new witnesses in the alleged cause sexual assault and coercion They come to add to the statements still pending in the case, and this despite the fact that this same week Hermoso’s legal representation asked the judge of the National Court to act against the leaks and went so far as to propose that, “if necessary” , the statements already scheduled by the director of the Spanish team Albert Luque and other witnesses already cited for the coming weeks are suspended.

It so happens that Del Amo was the only member of the Federation’s board of directors who requested the dismissal of Rubiales after the events occurred in Australia and signed a statement in which he expressed “a more categorical and resounding rejection of the conduct” of the president. . However, Rubiales’ replacement, Pedro Rocha, did not accept it.


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