Poland drops Russian-based Rybus from World Cup plans | Qatar 2022 News

The transfer by the Polish FA comes after the left-back signed for the Russian group Spartak Moscow.

Poland won’t think about defender Maciej Rybus in its plans for the World Cup in Qatar after he signed a brand new contract with a Russian membership, the Polish soccer affiliation (PZPN) has mentioned.

The left-back, who has 66 caps to his title, has spent the previous 5 years in Russia with Lokomotiv Moscow and moved to their metropolis rivals – Spartak Moscow – on a free switch on June 11.

“The coach of the Polish nationwide group, Czeslaw Michniewicz, talked to Maciej Rybus … after the coaching camp of the nationwide group ended final week,” PZPN mentioned in an announcement on Monday.

“The coach knowledgeable the participant that as a result of his present membership scenario, he wouldn’t be referred to as up for the September coaching camp of the nationwide group and wouldn’t be thought of for the group that may go to the World Cup in Qatar,” the assertion added.

There was no phrase from the federation on two different nationwide gamers who’ve contracts with Russian golf equipment. Midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak of FC Krasnodar and Sebastian Szymanski are nonetheless coated by current contracts signed earlier than the invasion, and Krychowiak moved on mortgage to Greek membership AEK Athens following the invasion.

Poland is a staunch ally of Kyiv and has been one in every of Ukraine’s greatest monetary supporters because the February 24 invasion, which Moscow describes as a “particular navy operation”.

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Poland refused to play a scheduled World Cup qualifying playoff towards Russia in Moscow.

FIFA awarded Poland a bye into the following spherical, the place it beat Sweden 2-0 to qualify for soccer’s showpiece match.

Poland will face Argentina, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia within the group stage of the World Cup, which kicks off on November 21.

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