The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reacted positively to the transition of the Russian Football Union (RFU) to the organization. It has been reported “Sport Express”.
According to the publication, at the meeting of the AFC executive committee, the head of the RFU Alexander Dyukov and the vice-president of the organization Maxim Mitrofanov received approval for the idea of \u200b\u200bchanging the region. for performances. It is noted that they see Russian football as a source of new business opportunities and an opportunity to popularize the sport in Asia.
Recall that at the end of February 2022, the International Football Federation (FIFA) and the Association of European Football Associations (UEFA) decided to exclude the Russian national team and all Russian clubs from participation in all competitions controlled by these organizations.
On 30 December, the RFU was expected to make a decision on the transition to the Asian Confederation, but eventually the organization’s executive committee announced the creation of a working group that would analyze the situation and make recommendations on its advisability. leaving UEFA
Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Former President of the Asian Football Confederation declarationThe organization has good relations with the RFU.
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