Football Federation of Ukraine says will refuse to attend FIFA Congress in Moscow

2018/4/25 11:04:37

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By Duncan Mackay for Inside the Games, Apr 24, 2018

 

The Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) has announced it will boycott the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow in June.

 

The decision was taken today during a meeting of the FFU Executive Committee in Kyiv.

 

Ukraine's Government last month banned the country's athletes from competing at any events in Russia in protest of their neighbour's annexation of Crimea in 2014.

 

They also claimed it was because of the doping scandal involving Russia's athletes. 

The Government in Kiev has since scaled this back to recommending athletes do not compete in Russia and warning them, that if they decide to do so, then their trip will not be funded.

 

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