Sweden will not allow Russian women’s under-17 team to participate in Euro 2024 finals

The organizers of the final part of the 2024 Women’s European Championship for players under the age of 17 in Sweden will not allow the Russian national team to participate in the tournament, according to a statement published on the official website of the Swedish Football Federation. soccer.

On Tuesday, the UEFA executive committee asked the union’s leaders to propose a technical solution that would allow the Russian U17 teams (girls and boys) to be reinstated. It was clarified that all matches of Russian teams should take place without the country’s flag, anthem and national uniform and outside Russian territory.

— The Swedish Football Association does not support UEFA’s decision to allow Russian national teams under the age of 17 to participate in UEFA tournaments. According to the committee, the Swedish national team should not play matches against Russian teams, either in Sweden or abroad.

Russian and Belarusian athletes should not be allowed to participate in international competitions until the situation in Ukraine is resolved. The final of the U17 Women’s European Championship will take place in May 2024. “We will not allow the Russian team to participate in the tournament,” the statement said.

Russian clubs and national teams are no longer allowed to participate in tournaments under the auspices of UEFA and the International Football Federation (FIFA) from February 2022.

Source : MatchTV

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