Twenty-four Venezuelan players were subjected to harassment by a former coach of their country, in the second scandal of this kind rocking women’s football..
And Dina Castellanos, 22, a player from Atletico Madrid, published a joint statement signed by 24 Venezuelan players, accusing coach Kenneth Zseremita of harassment and sexual abuse..
In her statement, Castellanos confirmed that Kenneth Zseremita was relying on the players’ fear of telling their parents what they were exposed to, which helped him to continue his actions..
Kenneth Zsiremita had coached the age groups of the Venezuelan women’s national team for nine years, from 2008 until his dismissal in 2017.
The Venezuelan players were encouraged to reveal what they had been exposed to, days after revealing a similar scandal in the United States..
The Women’s National Football League “NWSL” It announced the cancellation of matches scheduled for this weekend, due to investigations into allegations of harassment against Paul Riley, coach of North Carolina Courage..
Several players said that Riley had forced them to engage in coercive acts during his work in several leagues and clubs since 2010..