UEFA bans Russia from women’s Euros, World Cup qualifying, Champions and Europa Leagues

UEFA has disqualified Russia from the Women’s European Championship in July and from qualifying for next year’s World Cup after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, European football’s governing body said Monday. UEFA’s executive committee made a series of decisions on Monday regarding the implications of that decision for upcoming competitions.

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Russia will not participate in Group 2 of League B and will automatically finish fourth in this group. Consequently, they are relegated at the end of the group stage and are in 16th and last place in League B.

UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 (final tournament): Russia will not participate in Group C of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 final tournament scheduled for July 6-31 in England and will be replaced by Portugal, the opponent Russia defeated in the play-offs.

European Qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Russia did not play their two games scheduled for April in Group E (consisting of Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Malta and Azerbaijan) due to their suspension. Russia will not participate in the next matches in this competition and all their results to date will be considered invalid. Group E will therefore continue as a group of five teams.

2021-23 European Under-21 Championship: Due to their suspension, Russia did not play their two matches scheduled for March in Group C (consisting of Spain, Slovakia, Malta, Lithuania and Northern Ireland). Russia will not participate in the next matches in this competition and all their results to date will be considered invalid. Group C will therefore continue as a group of five teams.
2022/23 UEFA Club Competitions

2022/23 UEFA Club Competitions: Russia will have no member clubs participating in UEFA club competitions in the 2022/23 season. Accordingly, the respective entry lists of the men’s and women’s club competitions have been rebalanced in accordance with the principles set forth in the relevant competition rules.

In addition, Russia will be allocated a number of coefficient points equal to the lowest number it has earned in any of the last five seasons, which is 4,333 points for the men’s club coefficient and 1,750 for the women’s club coefficient for the calculation of the points. for the 2022/23 season.

UEFA Women’s Futsal EURO 2022 (final tournament): Russia will not participate in the final tournament (consisting of Portugal, Spain and Ukraine) scheduled in Portugal between July 1 and 3 and will be replaced by Hungary, which finished second in Group 1 of the Main Round, won by Russia.

2022/23 UEFA Women’s Futsal EURO: Russia was directly placed in group 4 of the main round. As the three group winners and the best runner-up qualify from the preliminary round, Russia will be replaced in the main round by the second best-ranked runner-up from the preliminary round.

2022/23 UEFA Futsal Champions League: Russia has no member clubs participating in the UEFA Futsal Champions League 2022/23.

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