Robert Lewandowski has upheld Poland’s refusal to play football against Russia, saying he can’t envision playing the Russian group while the nation attacks Ukraine.
The top of the Polish Football Association, Cezary Kulesza, reported on Saturday that Poland didn’t mean to play their forthcoming World Cup qualifying play-off semi-last against Russia, because of occur on 24 March, and that talks have started with Sweden and Czech Republic, the two countries who might actually confront Russia in the last.
- No more words, time to act! Kulesza tweeted. “Because of the acceleration of the animosity of the Russian Federation towards Ukraine, the Polish public group doesn’t mean to play the play-off match against Russia. This is the main ideal choice. We are in converses with the 🇸🇪 and 🇨🇿 leagues to introduce a typical situation to FIFA.
- Fifa has not prohibited Russia from the capability cycle, saying just that the Russian league would need to track down elective settings outside the country to have matches.
- The Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski, who is the Polish public group chief and perhaps the best player in world football, upheld the position, tweeting: It is the ideal choice!
He added: I can’t envision playing a coordinate with the Russian National Team in a circumstance when outfitted hostility in Ukraine proceeds. Russian footballers and fans are not answerable for this, but rather we can’t imagine that nothing is going on.
The Polish group likewise made a joint-announcement affirming they don’t mean to play against Russia because of the conflict. It’s anything but a simple choice, yet there are more significant things in life than football. Our considerations are with the Ukranian country and our companion from the public group, Tomasz Kedziora, who is as yet in Kiev with his loved ones.
Poland’s position presses Fifa to act and oust the Russian group from World Cup capability. Fifa has censured Russia’s attack of Ukraine and said it will give more correspondence on issues encompassing the matches of Russia and Ukraine, who are because of play Scotland in the end of the season games, at the appointed time.
Poland has likewise proposed to have Ukraine’s matches going advances.