UEFA and FIFA suspend Russia


Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: FIFA and UEFA have announced that all Russian clubs and the national team have been suspended from competing internationally until further notice. The news comes following the country’s invasion of Ukraine last week. The International Olympic Committee have already recommended that Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials be excluded from their competitions. Follow Ukraine-Russia War LIVE updates on Insidesport.IN

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA is on the verge of suspending Russia from all competitions amid Russia’s war with Ukraine – Check out details

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russian National Football team as well club teams until further notice – Read Official Statement

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russia

UEFA Statement: “Following the initial decisions adopted by the FIFA Council and the UEFA Executive Committee, which envisaged the adoption of additional measures, FIFA and UEFA have today decided together that all Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams, shall be suspended from participation in both FIFA and UEFA competitions until further notice,” read the statement.

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“These decisions were adopted today by the Bureau of the FIFA Council and the Executive Committee of UEFA, respectively the highest decision-making bodies of both institutions on such urgent matters.

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russian National Football team as well club teams until further notice - Read Official Statement
Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russian National Football team as well club teams until further notice – Read Official Statement

“Football is fully united here and in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine. Both Presidents hope that the situation in Ukraine will improve significantly and rapidly so that football can again be a vector for unity and peace amongst people.”

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russian National Football team until further notice

Russia are scheduled to host Poland in a World Cup qualifying playoff on March 24 and if they remained suspended at that time, they would be out of the World Cup.

The Polish FA had said that they will refuse to play against the Russian team. The suspension would cover all Russian national teams the women’s team are due to play in UEFA’s Euro 2022 competition in England in July.

Russia calls its actions in Ukraine a “special operation” that it says is not designed to occupy territory but to destroy its southern neighbour’s military capabilities and capture what it regards as dangerous nationalists.

Ukraine-Russia War LIVE: UEFA and FIFA have suspended the Russian National Football team as well club teams until further notice – Read Official Statement

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