FIFA postpones international matches in Israel

FIFA announced this Monday that it has rescheduled, as close as possible to the existing international windows in November, the next matches that will be held by the Israeli national teams they were going to play “In connection with the terrible events that occurred in Israel and Palestine.”

The international organization recalls that “Due to the security situation, UEFA had to postpone all football matches scheduled in Israel in October, including meetings of men’s, women’s and youth teams.

Taking this into account and after consultation with the participating teams, FIFA ‘rescheduled three matches as close as possible’ existing international windows in November.”

He Kosovo-Israel classification for Euro 2024 postponed from October 15 to November 12, 2023; He Kazakhstan-Israel and Israel-Kazakhstan, belonging Women’s League of Nationsruns from October 26 to November 23 for the first and from October 31 to November 26 for the second.

Qualifying match for Euro 2024 between Israel and Switzerland It has been rescheduled for November 15, “that is, within the existing window,” FIFA said.

“At the request of UEFA and due to exceptional circumstances, FIFA Council Bureau approved an exception to Article 1, paragraph 6 and Article 1bis, paragraph 5 of Annex 1 of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players regarding the mandatory release of players for Matches of the Israeli men’s and women’s national teams have been postponed.” FIFA reports this.

It was further agreed that this would apply with the limitation that The mandatory release will apply to a maximum of one player per club. is not associated with any of the member associations participating in the match and that the release period will begin two days before the match in question.

FIFA adds that his president Gianni Infantino, “He recently wrote to the presidents of countries Israeli Football Association and Palestinian Football Association Express your opinionexpressed condolences over the horrific violence and called for an immediate cessation of hostilities. and the suffering of the people Israel and Palestine“.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias