RFU and UEFA agreed on cooperation on the return of Russian clubs to tournaments

The Russian Football Union (RFU) agreed with the European Union of Football Associations (UEFA) on further cooperation for the return of Russian teams to international tournaments. This was reported by the communications service of the RFU. The next face-to-face meeting with the participation of representatives of the RFU and UEFA will be held in February. The exact date is not specified.

After the entry of Russian troops into Ukraine, FIFA and UEFA suspended Russian clubs from international competitions for the 2022/23 season. The RFU filed a petition with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), but that refused satisfy him.

November 27 RFU President Alexander Dyukov informed about the intention of the union to move to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The change of confederation was last discussed on 30 December. However, the decision was never made. As explained by Mr. Dyukov, this is due to the hope of the Russian side to normalize relations with UEFA.

More details - in the material "Kommersant" “Russian football is not ready to change its residence permit”.

Milena Kostereva

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