The head of the RFU Dyukov proposed to resolve issues with transgender people in football as they become available
President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Alexander Dyukov, answering a question about the possible appearance of transgender people in his sport, suggested solving problems as they become available. His statement leads “Championship.com”.
“Transgender people in Russian football? There will be appeals – we will respond. What to say now. Should we advertise? Announce set?” Dyukov said. He also added that the RFU now has other tasks that need to be dealt with.
On June 19, it became known that the International Football Federation (FIFA) plans to reduce the requirements for transgender athletes. It was clarified that the organization wants to remove the testosterone threshold for such players.
On November 17, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) presented recommendations on the admission of transgender athletes to women’s competitions. They state, in particular, that athletes must be admitted regardless of gender or gender identity. Detailed eligibility criteria are to be developed by the national federations themselves.