The Russian football federation appealed Tuesday to have its FIFA and UEFA bans frozen and different punishments overturned.
Russian groups had been expelled from festival on Feb. 28 “till additional realize” following the rustic’s invasion of Ukraine. FIFA and UEFA didn’t specify their felony causes.
The Court docket of Arbitration for Game stated it was hoping to come to a decision at the appeals within the coming days.
Russia’s males’s nationwide group used to be scheduled to play Poland on March 24 in a International Cup qualifying playoff. Poland has refused to play Russia within the fit. The winner of that fit would have performed the winner of the sport between Sweden and the Czech Republic within the subsequent spherical, however in addition they have refused to play towards the Russians.
CAS stated the Russian appeals towards FIFA and UEFA additionally contain the Polish, Swedish and Czech football federations, plus a number of different nationwide federations in Europe.