QUITO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - LDU Quito midfielder
Gonzalo Chila, whose real name is Angel Cheme, has been
suspended for two years for falsifying his identity.
The Ecuadorean Football Federation (FEF) said on its
website it had handed down the punishment
after the revelation this week of the 29-year-old Cheme's move
to knock four years off his age.
It said it had decided "to sanction with a suspension of
two years the player of the Club LDU Quito named Gonzalo
Javier Chila, whose real name is Angel Lizardo Cheme, from his
activity as a footballer."
The FEF added it would anul Gonzalo Chila's registration
with the federation and submit details of the case to the
The real Gonzalo Chila is an evangelical pastor, local
media said. However, details of how Cheme came to take on the
identity of Chila were not available.
LDU are 2-0 up against Emelec in the final of the
Ecuadorean first division championship with the second leg on
According to the website www.ecuagol.com, the FEF ruled on
Friday night that the result of the first leg would stand.
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