The Santos Deliberative Council will meet next Wednesday to, among other issues, discuss the hiring of Robinho, a player convicted of rape of a woman in Italy.
The decision is of first instance, therefore appeals are available, and its defense is appealing. This Friday, ge published sentence details and clip transcripts that led to the player being sentenced to nine years in prison by a Milan court.
Robinho’s hiring was announced by Santos last weekend, but needs to be approved by the Deliberative Council. The meeting, which will be held virtually, was published in the printed newspapers this Friday, the 16th – that is, it was already scheduled before the publication of the report give about Robinho. The Santos Deliberative Council has 300 members.
Orlando Rollo Robinho Santos – Photo: Disclosure / Santos FC
The summons to the meeting does not expressly mention Robinho, but it is evident that the item “vote on the referral of the Management Committee for the proposal of hiring athletes” will address the situation of the attacker. The Fiscal Council of the club approved the hiring of Robinho for five months, until the end of the Brazilian Championship.
The player has already signed a contract and had the documentation regularized at CBF. It depends only on the endorsement of the coaching staff to be listed in the games.
In addition to this point, the Deliberative Council meeting will address of the agreement with Hamburg, which allowed Santos to reduce its debt to the German club and to be able to hire reinforcements.