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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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Dates set for remaining European qualifying play-off path involving Ukraine

The European qualifying play-off between Scotland and Ukraine will be played on 1 June

Following consultation with UEFA and the member associations concerned, FIFA (www.FIFA.com) can confirm the dates for the two remaining matches of the European qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off path involving Ukraine. The European qualifying play-off between Scotland and Ukraine will be played on 1 June and…

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FIFA Foundation helps victims of war in Ukraine

In total, USD 1 million has been made available to the FIFA Foundation so that it can respond to the growing humanitarian situation in Ukraine and the region

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Foundation has been involved in several activities to help victims by working alongside the local and regional football community. An initial shipment of humanitarian supplies has already been delivered to the Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF), while a total…

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FIFA adapts temporary rules to provide clarification regarding the movement of Ukrainian players

An Interpretative Note was enclosed with circular no. 1787 to provide appropriate guidance to member associations and their stakeholders

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, FIFA (www.FIFA.com) has been closely monitoring the situation in order to remain in the best possible position to assist Ukrainian clubs and players in any way, including by adopting temporary amendments to its regulations. On 7 March 2022, the Bureau of the FIFA Council decided…

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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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B-roll Video Release: FIFA President expresses hope for rapid cessation of hostilities in Ukraine

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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. The video submission includes the summary of the FIFA Council meeting and opening address from FIFA President,…

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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…