Kulesa: “FIFA’s decision is unacceptable and Poland will not play against Russia”

Sports to Write, Feb 27 (EFE). – Cesare Kuleza, president of the Polish Football Association (PZPN), on Sunday described FIFA’s decision that his country’s national team would play the match at a neutral stadium, as “unacceptable”. Cup against Russia, although Russia cannot do it under its flag and anthem.

Colesa said Poland would not play for Valery Karpin’s “whatever” side they call the occasion.

The International Football Association (FIFA) announced, on Sunday, in an official statement, that the match that Russia must play on March 24 against Poland, which corresponds to the semi-finals of the World Cup qualifiers, will be held at a neutral stadium and that the Russian national team will compete without it. Anthem or flag and under the name of the Russian Football Federation.

Through his official account on Twitter, the President of the Polish Federation expressed his regret for the decision of the body headed by Gianni Infantino.

“FIFA’s decision today is totally unacceptable,” he wrote. “We are not interested in participating in this appearance match. Our position remains: the Polish national team will not play against Russia, regardless of the name of the team.”

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