The Portuguese national team will play in the final phase of the women’s football Euro2022, after the Russian team was suspended from the competition, announced UEFA.
“Russia will not be in Group C of the UEFA Women’ EURO 22 finals, between 6 and 31 of England, and will be replaced by Portugal, who will be replaced by Portugal, which Russia defeated in the play-offs.“.”, can be read in the communiqué from UEFA.
This announcement follows the “decision of February 28, 2022“, from UEFA, of braces teams and clubs representing Russia to participate in the matches of UEFA competitions “until further notice“. This Monday, the European body announced that Russian teams and clubs were suspended from several countries for the 2022/23 season.
Portugal will participate for the second time in a European women’s football, after having been in the 2017 edition.