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Russia Banned From Euro 2024

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has confirmed that Russia will not take part in the draw for qualifying for Euro 2024.

Gatekeepers News reports that the Russian National team and Russian Clubs were banned from international competitions earlier this year by UEFA following the invasion of Ukraine.

An appeal against the ban was rejected by the CAS in July was rejected

“All Russian teams are currently suspended following the decision of the UEFA Executive Committee of February 28, 2022, which has further been confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 15, 2022,” European football’s governing body said in a statement.

“Russia is therefore not included in the UEFA European Football Championship 2022-24 qualifying draw.”

Russia was also banned from the upcoming World Cup in Qatar by FIFA.

The team had originally qualified for the European qualifying play-offs.

The Russian women’s side were also kicked out of this year’s Euro in England, with their place taken by Portugal.

The 2024 European Championship will be hosted by Germany, with the qualifying draw set for October 9 in Frankfurt.

Germany’s interior minister has also asked for Belarus to be banned from the tournament due to the country’s backing of Russia.

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