Bakery Jatta: Hardly any doubt about the identity of HSV players
Loud "Sports Image "there could be doubts about the identity of Bakery Jatta from the second division Hamburger SV give. The DFB and the authority will examine the case. The German Soccer Liga (DFL) asks for an opinion. The 1. FC Nuremberg files an objection against the 0: 4 against HSV.
Latest news on the Jatta case can be found below in the Jatta news ticker.
Hamburger SV in trouble because of Bakery Jatta
The question of the identity of HSV player Bakery Jatta is examined by the Control Committee of the German Football Association (DFB) and the competent authority. The topic is known here, the Control Committee will investigate the facts, confirmed the DFB Committee Chairman Anton Nachreiner on Wednesday.
According to a report of the "Sport Bild" there should be doubts about the identity of the native of Gambia Jatta. The competent district office Hamburg-Mitte said that it would "intensively examine the case and follow the instructions". The German Football League has asked the second division club and the player for an opinion. On Wednesday evening, the DFB announced that the 1. FC Nuremberg had objected to the classification of the 0: 4 defeat in the point game against Hamburger SV.
Did a false identity bring Bakery Jatta to HSV?
Jatta fled to Germany in 2015 and initially lived near Bremen, Since 2016, the striker at Hamburger SV. According to the "Sport Bild" he could have a different name and older than - as stated - be 21 years. He still holds a contract with the HSV until June 30, 2024. On dpa request this was stated Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BaMF) pointed out that neither an application for asylum had been made in the name of Bakery Jatta nor on Bakary Daffeh mentioned by the "Sport Bild". The player himself was not available for comment.
The Nuremberger justified their objection according to the German media with the media reports around Jattas identity. Accordingly, the granted for him playing entitlement was ineffective. Jatta had been in the starting lineup on Monday in the 4: 0 Hanseaten and played for 65 minutes.
4-0 win could be invalidated because of Bakery Jatta
The responsible DFB sports court had already written to the Hamburger SV and asked for an opinion on the allegations, it said in the DFB release. The panel will have the appeal in due course.
The DFL had previously confirmed that they had been informed by HSV before the league game in Nuremberg on Jatta. "The Hamburger SV has informed the DFL before the game against FC Nuremberg that there may be a media coverage of the identity of the player Bakery Jatta," said the DFL on request. "The player was on the play authorization list at the time of the match, so he was allowed to play."
How did the allegations of false identity against Bakery Jatta come about?
After the "Sport Bild" had followed up clues, two unspecified football coach want out Africa recognized the man as the player Bakary Daffeh. After the editorial staff of the sports magazine turned to the HSV and a week waited in vain for answers, this decided to publish the status of the research.
If the doubts turn out to be correct, that could mean a whole avalanche of consequences for Bakery Jatta and Hamburger SV. If Jatta came by false or forged documents, he could be prosecuted. In addition to the forfeiture of his residence status, the legitimacy of his participation in the game could be questioned. If convicted, he could then be considered a criminal record and forfeit his chance to ever return to Germany or apply for asylum. Then could the deportation threaten for the Bundesliga pro.
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+++ 09.08.2019: "Hamburger Abendblatt": Doubts about Jatta's identity are getting smaller +++
In the clutter around Bakery Jatta from second division Hamburger SV, a turn in favor of the football professionals suggests. According to information from the "Hamburger Abendblatt", the information in Jatta's passport should be correct. The Gambian had initially come to Germany without a valid passport. That said a spokeswoman for the Bremen Interior Authority of the newspaper. Thereafter, he is said to have applied for a passport in his home country, which was sent by post to Germany. As the "Abendblatt" further learned, the authenticity of the passport should have been checked by the Bremen Migration Office. A forgery was considered unlikely.
Jatta has been listed in FIFA's Transfer Registration System (TMS) for five years, according to the Bild newspaper. Before his escape from the Gambia, he is said to have played for the first division Brikama United in his homeland. There he was officially led from 1 February 2014 to 30 June 2016 as Bakery Jatta.
The German Football League stated on demand that the identity of Jattas has been confirmed by the Gambian Football Association. Then he was granted the release and the player's passport issued.
Jattas data before media representatives that he had never played football in a club before, would not be true in this case, DFL and HSV were according to "image" but informed about the past of the professionals.
The FIFA registration also speaks against the version that he might have come to Germany in 2015 under false identity. The name Bakary Daffeh, who is associated with him, appears in the FIFA system until November 2013. Daffeh also played for Brikama United. After that he will not be led anymore.
+++ 09.08.2019: HSV with Jatta to Chemnitz: "There is no reason to let him here" +++
Coach Dieter Hecking of second division football Hamburger SV has Bakery Jatta in the squad for the DFB Cup match at third division Chemnitzer FC on Sunday (18:30 clock / Sky) appointed. "Of course we'll take him with us, there's no reason to let him in here," Hecking said.
Offensive player Jatta has been in the spotlight for days after "Sport Bild" reported doubts about the identity of the pro. Hecking criticized the resulting hustle and bustle about the topic. "Everything rushes to the end of the day, you have to wait for the evidence," he said. It's a general problem that you think you have to hide behind sensations. "For me, the presumption of innocence counts," said Hecking.
+++ 09.08.2019: Hearing proceedings against HSV football professional Jatta opened +++
In the case of allegedly under false identity playing football professionals Bakery Jatta, the district office Hamburg-Mitte has opened a hearing. A letter with questions of the office to the offensive player of the second division Hamburger SV was sent on Thursday, said a spokeswoman on Friday the German Press Agency. During the hearing, references to alleged false statements by Jattas should be followed when he entered Germany, which was reported by the "Sport Bild". Thus, the HSV offensive player could have a different name and be older.
According to the district office, Jatta now has two weeks to comment on the allegations. He was free to do so in writing, said a spokeswoman. Should the suspicion of false information be confirmed, the professional footballer is threatened with the withdrawal of the residence permit and, ultimately, the deportation to his home country.
+++ 09.08.2019: Jatta-discoverer has doubts, "if he could not be older than 17" +++
Lothar Kannenberg, discoverer of the football talent Bakery Jatta in Germany, has confirmed doubts about the identity of the Gambian. "We had every doubt that he could not be older than 17," said Kannenberg about the player who came to Bremen in the summer of 2015, the "Bild" newspaper on Friday. He hopes that "he will explain everything on his own, he can only perform well when everything is ticked off, and such a burden hinders him."
The former head of the meanwhile closed Bremen youth welfare organization emphasized, Jatta had possessed on his arrival a Gambian passport. "The city of Bremen has verified its identity and then communicated it to us, of course we have relied on it."
The former amateur boxer reported that Jatta said he lost family members in his homeland before fleeing and now has no one left. "He came to Germany to start a new life." After half a year in Bremen, the offensive player received a contract with Hamburger SV and now belongs to the service providers in the second division.
+++ 08.08.2019: DFL and DFB to Jatta: right to play currently valid +++
The German Football Association (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL) have declared the eligibility for Bakery Jatta of second division Hamburger SV valid for "current". This is what the two associations wrote in a joint statement on Thursday. "The DFL and the DFB are interested in a quick investigation of the facts and are in exchange with the Hamburger SV in. Since there is no proof of a false identity of the player, reserves the right to play for Bakery Jatta, born on 6 June 1998 , currently their validity, "it says literally.
According to the "Sport Bild", there are doubts about Jatta's identity, who has been playing at HSV since 2016 and is under contract there until mid-2024. Jatta did not comment after the release.
+++ 08.08.2019: HSV sports chief Boldt to debate about Jatta: "stand fully behind Bakery" +++
The Hamburger SV strengthens its head-turned player Bakery Jatta his back and complains that this is "partially a social gauntlet" exposed.
Jatta has for three years a valid passport and a license for the football second division. "For us it is unacceptable that this eligibility is challenged on the basis of assumptions," it said in Boldt's statement on the HSV homepage.
According to a report of the "Sport Bild" there should be doubts about Jatta's identity, which is under contract to HSV until mid-2024. His residency permit, which was only extended in May, runs until 2022. Jatta did not comment in the statement on Thursday.
The competent authority and the German Football Association (DFB) examine the question of the identity of Jatta, who had come from Gambia to Germany in 2015.
Boldt said that HSV will, after the appeal of the 1. FC Nuremberg against the rating of the Hamburg 4: 0 victory "of course as required to take position against the DFB and the DFL In return, we expect the League and Association a clear and fastest possible positioning as far as the eligibility of Bakery Jatta is concerned, to ensure that the cup and league match competition is legally secure. "
Personally, he finds it shocking that Jatta sees himself partially exposed to a public gavel because of the public discussion. "Baka has confirmed to us again the correctness of his passport information."
+++ 08.08.2019: Nuremberg coach Canadi: Causa Jatta "ticked off for me" +++
Nuremberg coach Damir Canadi wants to deal with the cause for Bakery Jatta and possible impact on the classification of the second division match against Hamburger SV not further. The Franks had lodged an appeal after the 0: 4, because there were reports of doubts about the identity of the HSV football professional Jatta. Canadi said on Thursday: "We lost the game sporty, even very painful, so this is ticked off for me, everything else must decide others." The Franks meet on Friday for kick-off of the DFB Cup away to FC Ingolstadt.
+++ 08.08.2019: Jattas ex-coach Labbadia praises HSV professional: Has something extraordinary +++
Bakery Jatta's first HSV coach Bruno Labbadia has commented positively on the refugee, whose identity is currently being examined. "When we saw Bakery for the first time in training, we immediately realized he had something out of the ordinary, of course we thought: It's crazy that he's never played in a club, but that did not matter to us "said Labbadia the" Bild "newspaper (Thursday) on the commitment in June 2016. The 53-year-old football teacher was then Jattas first coach at Hamburger SV.
The fact that Jatta was still underage on his entry to Germany claims to be questioned after researching the "Sport Bild". The player, who should also have a different name, could have been 2015 two and a half years older. "Whether 17 or 19 - I would have brought him to HSV anyway," Labbadia said.
The Hamburg district office responsible sees this differently for legal reasons. Because Jatta should have been at the age of majority when entering Germany, he could get a problem: only traveling minor refugees receive a toleration and are allowed to remain in the country. "The reasons for the then toleration have then dropped away, and then the stay is retroactively forfeited," said Falko Droßmann, District Manager Hamburg-Mitte, on Wednesday in the "Hamburg Journal" of NDR television. "This is a very tough possibility, but of course it would ultimately lead to a deportation."
+++ 08.08.2019: District Office chief: Jatta threatens deportation +++ at worst
Footballer Bakery Jatta from Hamburger SV threatens deportation in the worst case, should his statements about his own identity be untrue. "The reasons for the then toleration have then dropped away, and then the stay is retroactively forfeited," said Falko Droßmann, district manager Hamburg Mitte, on Wednesday evening in the "Hamburg Journal" of NDR television. "This is a very tough option but of course it would ultimately lead to a deportation. "
The competent authority and the German Football Association (DFB) are investigating the question of the identity of Jatta, who had come to Germany from Gambia in 2015 as a refugee. According to a report of the "Sport Bild" there should be doubts about Jatta's identity, who plays since 2016 at HSV and is there until mid-2024 under contract. His residence permit, which was extended until May, runs until 2022. Jatta did not comment after the publication.
According to the "Sport Bild" he could have a different name and be older. The HSV had him examined before his first contract in June 2016 medically because of his age. If he should have been of age one year before entering Germany, he might have a problem: Only minors who are traveling alone can usually be tolerated and allowed to stay in the country.
The HSV refers to valid documents. "We have Bakéry Jattas valid passport including residence permit available," said HSV CEO Bernd Hoffmann. Because of the opposition of the 1st FC Nuremberg against the 0: 4 defeat on Monday, the DFB Sports Court has asked the Hamburg to comment on the allegations. Since Jatta but was on the play authorization list, the HSV would have to fear only a penalty if a punishable action of the club would be present.
+++ 08.08.2019: Jatta and Co. at the HSV training received by spectators in a friendly way +++
Bakery Jatta and the other professionals of the Hamburger SV have been warmly received by the fans of the second division at the first training after the recent headlines around the offensive player. When the crowd of players - led by Jatta and Bobby Wood - on Thursday shortly after 15.30 closed down the stairs from the football stadium to the training ground, there was a friendly applause from most of the about 400 to 500 spectators.
Previously, the HSV had declared in a statement on its website "The HSV stands to and behind Bakery Jatta." HSV sports stand Jonas Boldt stressed that the club will continue to plan Jatta "fully in training and playing mode". According to a report of the "Sport Bild", there should be doubts about Jatta's identity, who came from Gambia to Germany in 2015. In Boldt's statement it said: "Baka has confirmed to us again the correctness of his passport information."
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