Danil Prutsev (left) / Photo: © RIA Novosti / Alexander Vilf
The President of the Russian Football Union (RFU), Alexander Dyukov, announced plans to organize friendly matches for the Russian national team in March 2024.
On Monday, the Russian team in Volgograd defeated the Cuban team with a score of 8:0 in a friendly match.
— Is there any information about a possible opponent for the March break for national team matches?
— We are negotiating with a number of federations, agreements will be reached in the near future. Of course, we want to play some matches in March.
– But you can’t name anyone yet?
– It’s premature. Let’s first come to an agreement and sign the relevant agreements and then we’ll make an announcement,” Match TV quotes Dyukov.
Currently, Russian national teams and clubs are suspended from participating in tournaments under the auspices of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and the International Football Federation (FIFA) due to the situation in Ukraine.