Russian clubs have been banned by UEFA from participating Champions League and all other European competitions next season, UEFA announced on May 2.
“Russia will have no clubs participating in UEFA club competitions for the 2022-2023 season,” UEFA said in a statement. Russian clubs and national teams have been suspended by UEFA “until further notice” in February after the campaign military in Ukraine.
Russian clubs banned from next season’s Champions League
Job The Russian team is eliminated from the women’s EURO taking place in the UK in July has also been confirmed on May 2. Recruit Portugal, which lost to Russia in the qualifying play-off, will take their place in Group C along with the 2019 World Cup runners-up (women) Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. In addition, UEFA added that Russia’s hosting of EURO 2028 or 2032 is “ineligible”.
The Russian national team has been eliminated by FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Qatar just before the play-off against Poland in March.
The Russian Football Federation (RFU) initially appealed that decision to the Arbitral Court International Sports (IOC) to drop the legal challenge last month.
On May 2, it was also confirmed that Russia would not be able to participate anymore World Cup qualifiers women in 2023 and all results to date are considered void.
Zenit club (blue shirt) will not be able to participate in the Champions League
Zenit Saint Petersburg club is expected to participate in next season’s Champions League group stage after winning the Russian Premier League for the fourth consecutive weekend last weekend. However, the ban could result in the remaining foreign players leaving the country’s top clubs, including the former defender. LiverpoolDejan Lovren and one-time Barcelona winger, Malcom.