Doping officers requested a list of Russian players to the 2018 world Cup


Stanislav Cherchesova: Grigory Sysoev / RIA Novosti

Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov has told about interest in his client from the service control doping. His words leads “Match TV”.

“Chief doctor of the team Edward Bezuglov asked to compile a list of players for the doping officers. They requested the names of those who could potentially join the national team for the world Cup. We don’t know the exact list of 23 people, therefore, sent with a reserve”, — said Cherchesov.

On 14 January the Daily Mail reported that the Russian team had planned to take a banned substance during the world Cup 2018. Because of this FIFA is going to investigate and disqualify a few players or completely remove the Russians from the home world Cup.

In November 2017 appeared information about the fact that FIFA contacted the informant by the world anti-doping Agency Gregory by Rodchenkova to obtain proof of doping the Russian players. It was about 34 players, 23 of which were included in the squad for the world Cup 2014.

The world Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15, 2018.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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