General Secretary of football Federation of Ukraine Yuriy Zapesotsky April 3-4, will make the second recent visit to UEFA.
Zapesotsky second time to fly in Nyon, at the headquarters of UEFA to resolve the situation with the naturalization of Junior Moraes, said “Dynamomania”.
First visit Zapesotsky in the headquarters of UEFA in Nyon was held on March 28 and it is linked to the so-called “case of Moraes”.
Earlier Yury Zapesotsky expressed confidence that the case Moraes will end in favor of Ukraine and Shevchenko’s team will avoid technical defeats.
What happened to the naturalization of Moraes?
Football Federation of Portugal and Luxembourg challenged the participation of Junior Moraes in matches for the national team of Ukraine. First a defeat for the participation of Moraes in the match demanded Portugal. Local newspaper indicated that the player has not fulfilled one of the necessary conditions for citizenship – residence in the territory of Ukraine continuously 5 years. Later this idea decide to use and of the football Federation of Luxembourg.
Junior Moraes received Ukrainian citizenship on March 15. However, this only became known on March 18. And already on March 19 Junior Moraes received a call to the national team. He played in two qualifiers on 22 and 25 March. In the first of Ukraine played out a draw with Portugal. In the second, the Ukrainians won in Monaco thanks to an own goal in injury time.
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