The Brazilian Superior Court of Sporting Justice (STJD) will investigate the alleged homophobic chants performed by Corinthians and São Paulo fans at last Sunday’s (21 September) clash between the two sides.
Representatives and campaigners will look at the impact of Ultra groups in the country’s recent events and explore football’s positive role in peacebuilding and addressing discrimination.
The ‘Captains of Change’ programme aims to progressively open the game at all levels to a wider range of people with different origins and backgrounds.
Five times Brasileirão champion Corinthians have published an anti-discrimination manifesto to refrain its fans from shouting homophobic abuse at matches.
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The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during August 2014.