Russia is banned from Euro 2024 qualifiers over Ukraine invasion

Russia have been prohibited from Euro 2024 after UEFA affirmed the nation would be rejected from capability matches over the conflict in Ukraine.

Following the intrusion of Ukraine in February, UEFA and FIFA forced a prohibition on Russia’s public and club sides, which was maintained in July after the Court of Discretion excused an allure. The nation was likewise prohibited from offering to have Euro 2028 or Euro 2032.

Russia were eliminated from meeting all requirements for the World Cup in Qatar, occurring in the not so distant future, and they will presently miss a second progressive global competition.

A UEFA proclamation read: “All Russian groups are right now suspended following the choice of the UEFA Leader Board of 28 February 2022 which has additionally been affirmed by the Court of Mediation for Game on 15 July 2022.

“Russia is subsequently excluded from the UEFA European Football Title 2022-24 qualifying draw.”

UEFA affirmed Germany would qualify as hosts for the Euros in two years’ time, with the passing attract booked to occur in Frankfurt on October 9.

53 nations will fight it out for the 23 excess spots in the finals. The 10 gathering champs and other participants will qualify, in addition to a further three groups by means of a play-off contest because of be played in Walk 2024.

Those end of the season games will highlight the 12 best-performing groups from the 2022-23 Countries Association who have not previously qualified through the traditional course.

UEFA said there would be seven gatherings of five groups and three gatherings of six.

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