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Russia will not participate in the draw for the Euro 2024 qualifiers

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Russia sanctioned Due to the military Invasion Of Ukraine, it was secluded of the qualifying draw of the European Championship-2024 next month’s football match in Frankfurt, the Russian Federation and UEFA announced on Tuesday.

Harsh punishment for clubs and the Russian team: they are left out of the Champions League, the Europa League and the women’s Euro 2022

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“The Russian national team will not participate in the 2024 European Championship qualifying round drawwhich will take place on October 9 in Frankfurt,” writes the Russian federation in a statement.

“The reason is uefa decision in February to suspend the participation of Russian national teams and clubs in competitions of the organization, and de facto until further notice”, he adds.

After the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forceson February 24, UEFA and FIFA jointly announced the suspension of the National teams of the Russian clubs of all their competitions “until new order”.

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This sanction was already applied in the Women’s Euro Cup, which took place in July in England, in which Portugal replaced the Russian team, and in the Men’s Soccer World Cup in Qatar (November 20 to December 18). The Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS) rejected in July the appeal of the Russian Football Federation, which opposed this suspension.

Russia’s isolation in qualifying for the next European Championship was confirmed on Tuesday by UEFA, whose executive committee met on the Croatian island of Hvar.

All Russian teams are currently suspended due to the decision of the UEFA executive committee of February 28, 2022, which was confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 15, 2022″, recalls UEFA in a statement.

“Consequently, Russia is not included in the qualifying draw of the European football championship”, he adds.

Euro-2024 will take place in Germany, a country that has asked UEFA to also exclude Belarus due to its support for Russia.(D)

Source: Eluniverso

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