Ukraine Invasion: FIFA, UEFA suspend Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions

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Ukraine Invasion: FIFA, UEFA suspend Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions. Pic/UEFA
Ukraine Invasion: FIFA, UEFA suspend Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions. Pic/UEFA

Srinagar, March 1: In a major decision FIFA and UEFA have acted severely on Russia by imposing ban on all Russian clubs and National teams from all competitions.

“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,” UEFA statement said.

“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,” UEFA statement further said.

“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,” statement added.

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