Venezuelan Football Federation found ex-technician accused of sexual abuse guilty

The Venezuelan Soccer Federation (FVF) reported this Friday that through its Ethics Commission the former selector of the Red wine feminine Kenneth

The Venezuelan Federation (FVF) reported this Friday that through its Ethics Commission the former selector of the feminine whom 24 players accused of sexually abusing one of them and having subjected them to and .

According to a statement from the FVF, published on its website, after the complaint made by the members of the women’s team, the Ethics Commission found Zseremeta “guilty of violating articles 23 (non-discrimination) and 24 (protection of physical and mental integrity) of the Code of ethics of the FIFA and articles 9, 13 and 27 of the Federation Statutes“.

Additionally, the sentence prohibits for a period of 20 years their participation in any type of activity related to soccer in Venezuela.

The payment of a fine of 8 thousand “convertible units” from the FVF within 30 days of this notification.

Likewise, the ex-technical assistant was found guilty williams pine for violating article 24, numeral 3, of the FIFA Code of Ethics and article 13 of the FVF Statutes.

The organization prohibited Pino from participating in any activity related to the soccer for eight years, as well as a fine of 3 thousand “convertible units” from the FVF.

Last October 5, 24 footballers Venezuelan women denounced Zseremeta for and harassment.

“We, the players of the Venezuelan national team from different processes, have decided to break the silence to prevent situations of abuse and physical, psychological harassment and sexual caused by soccer coach Kenneth Zseremeta take more victims in women’s soccer and in the world,” reads the statement that was made public on Twitter by the player Deyna Castellanos.

They stated that “from 2013 to 2017, numerous incidents arose around the figure of coach Zseremeta, the most common being physical and psychological abuse during training“.

In the text, they also explained that, in 2020, one of them “confessed that she had been sexually abused since she was 14 years old by the coach”, an abuse that “lasted until he was fired”, in 2017.

The Venezuelan Prosecutor’s Office announced that same day an investigation against Zseremeta and Pino, according to the attorney general, Tarek Williams Saab.

“Commissioner the prosecutor 79 national with full jurisdiction to investigate alleged sexual abuse committed by Kenneth Zseremeta together with Williams Pino to the detriment of players from the women’s national team of the Red wineSaab said in a message on Twitter.