In the environment of the Ukrainian government held an active discussion regarding the issue of participation of the football national team in the 2018 world Cup matches which will be held at the Russian stadiums.
With the corresponding publication was made by Russian publication “Izvestia”. On it and refers to “Russian conversation”.
According to the information source directly associated with the football Federation of Ukraine, stated the desire of official Kyiv to boycott football tournament shortly after the national team has successfully overcome the qualifying stage.
According to the authorities, to support them in the same way and representatives of other indifferent to the problem States.
A similar position in this situation, voiced the people’s Deputy of the Ukrainian Parliament Oleksandr Marchenko . He drew attention to the alleged presence of a group of democratic countries that are seriously considering the option of boycotting the 2018 world Cup in Russia.
In the opinion of the member of the Executive Committee of the FFU Artem Franko, the priority for Ukraine is the passage of the qualification of the world Cup in 2018, so the problem ought to solved as they appear.
Previously, “Russian conversation” was told that in Ukraine, spoke about an initiative to boycott all broadcasts of the world football tournament if the team will visit Russia. It did not fail to cause dissatisfaction on the part of fans Ukrainians.