Russia banned from Euro 2024 qualifying draw | Football News

PARIS: Russia will not participate in the draw for the playoffs Euro 2024, UEFA and the country’s football federation confirmed on Tuesday.
The Russian national team and Russian clubs were banned from international competitions earlier this year by UEFA following the invasion of Ukraine.
“All Russian teams are currently suspended following the UEFA Executive Committee’s decision of February 28, 2022 which was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 15, 2022,” European football’s governing body said in a statement. communicated.

“Russia is therefore not included in the draw for the 2022-24 UEFA European Football Championship qualifiers.”
Russia saw an appeal against the ban rejected by CASE in July.
β€œThe Union is currently awaiting the full text of the CAS decision, following the study of which a decision will be taken on the next steps,” said the Russian Football Union said.
Russia has also been banned from the upcoming World Cup in Qatar by FIFA.
The team had initially qualified for the European qualifying play-offs.
The 2024 European Championship will be organized by Germanywith the qualifying draw scheduled for October 9 in Frankfurt.

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