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Ukraine: Russia Banned From Euro 2024

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The Russian National Team and Russian clubs have been banned from international competitions earlier this year by UEFA following the invasion of Ukraine.

UEFA and the country’s football federation confirmed that Russia will not take part in the draw for qualifying for Euro 2024.

“All Russian teams are currently suspended following the decision of the UEFA Executive Committee of February 28, 2022, which has further been confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 15, 2022,” European football’s governing body said in a statement.


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“Russia is therefore not included in the UEFA European Football Championship 2022-24 qualifying draw.”

“The Union is currently awaiting for the full text of the CAS decision, following the study of which a decision will be made on further steps,” the Russian Football Union said. Russia was also banned from the upcoming World Cup in Qatar by FIFA.

The team had originally qualified for the European qualifying playoffs. The Russian women’s side was also kicked out of this year’s Euro in England, with their place taken by Portugal.

The 2024 European Championship will be hosted by Germany, with the qualifying draw set for October 9 in Frankfurt.

Germany’s interior minister has also asked for Belarus to be banned from the tournament due to the country’s backing of Russia.



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