A Mexican referee recovered his job after reporting racism and unjustified dismissal
The president of the Referee Commission of the Mexican Football Federation (FMF), Arturo Brizio Carter, announced that the whistle Adalid Maganda Villalva recovered his work after having denounced acts of racism against him and after having made public that he was unjustifiably dismissed .
The referee returned to training at the FMF facilities for the first time since April 2018 when he was removed from his post. Maganda Villalva has African-American roots, is a native of the town of Huethuetán, municipality of Azoyú, in the state of Guerrero. During a meeting with the head of the commission, Brizio Carter, he received insults such as: “What do you want, black guy?”
“Adalid Maganda returned to the Mexican Football Federation on January 2. He has been training and when he feels strong he will present the physical evidence, there is no grudges, there is nothing of quarrels, all that is over,” said Arturo Brizio.