Scotland Vs Ukraine World Cup Qualifier Canceled By FIFA.
the world cup qualifier was set to be played at Hampden on 24th March, however, FIFA have granted Ukraine’s request to postponed the match, after their country was invaded by Russia. The match is likely to be rearranged for june.
The winners will eventually come up against the winners of Wales Vs Austria in the other semi.
It’s unclear whether the delayed fixtures will impact the draw for the finals which is currently due to take place in April.
The World Cup begins on November 21 in Qatar.
Russia’s semi-final clash with Poland had also been postponed following a joint statement from their opponents along with Sweden and Czech Republic, who said they would refuse to play against Russia.
FIFA then banned Russia from all international football competition, including the World Cup.
A statement from FIFA said: “FIFA and UEFA have today decided together that all Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams, shall be suspended from participation in both FIFA and UEFA competitions until further notice.
“These decisions were adopted today by the Bureau of the FIFA Council and the Executive Committee of UEFA, respectively the highest decision-making bodies of both institutions on such urgent matters.
“Football is fully united here and in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine. Both Presidents hope that the situation in Ukraine will improve significantly and rapidly so that football can again be a vector for unity and peace amongst people.”