FIFA and UEFA do not recognize Abkhaz football

 

Georgia has received a special message of General Secretaries of FIFA Jerome Valcke and UEFA Janny Infantino stating that Abkhazia will not be recognized as an independent football state, Vzglyad reports.

President of the Georgian Football Federation said that the example of Kosovo, that received permission for official football matches in late May, does not refer to Abkhazia.

Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru and Tuvalu recognize independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

 

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