Players from the EEU countries will not be considered as legionaries in Russia

the Ministry of sports of Russia to the rescue of domestic football. The main governing body of the country has prepared a decree according to which the players from the countries of the Eurasian economic Union will not be considered as legionaries in the competitions held on the territory of Russia.

it is Worth Recalling that in the EAEC includes Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The order was signed by the former Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov, who yesterday resigned in the government. However, the document is published on the Internet portal of legal information.

In the football championship of Russia has a limit on foreign players in the format of “6+5” – no more than six foreigners on the field at the same team. However, as already reported Вести.Ru starting from the season 2020-2021 limit will change its format – “8+17”, in which the application of the club for the season can be no more than eight foreign players.