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FIFA Extends Temporary Employment Rules to Address Issues Relating to War in Ukraine

These provisions give players and coaches the opportunity to train, play and receive a salary, while protecting Ukrainian clubs and facilitating the departure of foreign players and coaches from Russia

Foreign players and coaches to have right to suspend their employment contracts until 30 June 2023; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) to further monitor situation in Ukraine The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to extend the temporary employment rules (https://fifa.fans/3zWfeyD) established in the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP) with…

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FIFA adopts temporary employment and registration rules to address several issues in relation to war in Ukraine

The principles are set out in the form of a temporary annexe to the RSTP (Annexe 7) entitled “Temporary rules addressing the exceptional situation deriving from the war in Ukraine"

Following the escalation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has led to an ongoing and distressing humanitarian crisis, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided – in coordination with UEFA and after consultation with various stakeholders – to temporarily amend the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players…

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FIFA/UEFA suspend Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions

Football is fully united here and in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine

Following the initial decisions adopted by the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Council and the UEFA Executive Committee, which envisaged the adoption of additional measures, FIFA and UEFA have today decided together that all Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams, shall be suspended from participation in both FIFA and UEFA…

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Bureau of the FIFA Council takes initial measures with regard to war in Ukraine

FIFA calls again for the urgent restoration of peace and for constructive dialogue to commence immediately

First and foremost, FIFA (www.FIFA.com) would like to reiterate its condemnation of the use of force by Russia in its invasion of Ukraine. Violence is never a solution and FIFA expresses its deepest solidarity to all people affected by what is happening in Ukraine. FIFA calls again for the urgent…

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FIFA expresses hope for rapid cessation of hostilities and peace in Ukraine

FIFA will continue to monitor the situation and updates in relation to the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ qualifiers will be communicated in due course

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Council approves 72nd FIFA Congress agenda which will take place in Doha, Qatar, on 31 March 2022; FIFA Annual Report published with financial statements for 2021 and the budget for 2023. FIFA condemns the use of force by Russia in Ukraine and any type of violence to resolve…

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Cameroon complete Russia 2017 line-up

Cameroon will join Australia, Chile, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal and hosts Russia at the tournament, which runs from 17 June to 2 July

The line-up for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 is complete! Cameroon are the eighth and final confirmed participant at the Tournament of Champions following their triumph at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The Indomitable Lions came from behind to defeat Egypt 2-1 in the final…