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FIFA makes ruling on Russia football matches

Posted On: Jun 28, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

FIFA makes ruling on Russia football matches

The measures include Russia playing home matches on neutral soil
FIFA have ordered Russia to play matches on neutral territory and without fans in a range of measures in response to the military operation in Ukraine.
Russia will compete in any FIFA competitions, which could include the 2022 Qatar World Cup in November and December, under the title 'Football Union of Russia'.
The flag and anthem of Russia will also not be used in any matches organized by the governing body of world football.
The matches affected are likely to start with the World Cup playoff matches in March which had been due to be held in Moscow.
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Russia are scheduled to play at home to Poland on March 24, with the winners hosting the victors of a concurrent semifinal between Sweden and the Czech Republic.
The national football associations of Poland and the two nations Russia...

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