Roma president: 'Appeal rejection was unjust'.

Tue 10 November 2020 | 18:59

AS Roma CEO Guido Fienga considers the dismissal of their plea against a 3-0 defeat to Hellas Verona to be 'profoundly unjust.'

The game finished 0-0 in the first round of the 2020-21

Serie A

season, however, as it turned out,

Amadou Diawara

had been enrolled as an Under-23 player when he had turned 23 several months sooner. 

Therefore, The


got penalized with a 3-0 loss by default and their plea against this verdict was turned down.

“With all due respect, I cannot help but express my unhappiness at a sentence that I consider to be profoundly unjust,” Roma CEO Fienga told news agency ANSA.

“We have all missed an opportunity to intervene and modify an evident loophole in the rules, but above all, there was no desire to avoid a punishment that is clearly disproportionate to the situation.

“We did everything we could by proposing a course of action in the appeal that would allow for equity on this rule, which currently does not recognize whether an error was in good faith or not.”


source: SportMob