The RFU denied Zenit’s complaint about the episode where he had a fight with Spartak in the Russian Cup match.
MOSCOW, December 27 – RIA Novosti. Appeals Committee of the Russian Football Union (RFU), regarding the fight with Moscow “Spartak” in the match of the Russian Cup, St. Petersburg “Zenith” denied the complaint, reported on the RFS website.
In early December, the Russian Football Union Control and Disciplinary Board (FTC RFU) disqualified Zenit players Rodrigo, Malcolm and Wilmar Barrios and Spartak players Alexander Selikhov, Alexander Sobolev and Shamar Nicholson from six Russian Cup games. collective fight in a group game, tournament stage. On 14 December, Zenit’s managing director Alexander Medvedev told RIA Novosti that the club will appeal the decision of the RFU FTC.
Based on the outcome of the meeting held on December 26, the appeals committee decided to leave the FTC’s decision to disqualify players in effect.
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