War in Ukraine: The Irish Union’s beautiful gesture towards Ukraine in the League of Nations

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The Irish Football Federation has announced that 2,000 tickets will be distributed to Ukrainian refugees for the Ireland-Ukraine match, which will be counted in Dublin on 8 June. 100,000 Euros will be donated to the Irish Red Cross Ukrainian Crisis Appeal.

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While the Ukrainian selection will resume service in May, Ireland appears on Zabirna’s calendar at the opening of the League of Nations. On this occasion, the Irish Federation decided to make a gesture by offering 2,000 places to Ukrainian refugees in Ireland.

“On behalf of the FAI Board and staff and everyone involved in Irish football, I am pleased to announce that we will be inviting 2,000 Ukrainian refugees already to the game in Ireland and we look forward to welcoming them . , along with his team, Aviva Stadium,” read the FAI statement. With more than 25,000 refugees arriving in the Emerald Isle, Ireland – with a population of 5 million – is one of the European countries with proportionally the most refugees The island also said it was ready to welcome 100,000 refugees.

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100,000 euros for the Red Cross

The Cloverleaf Federation does not stop there as in addition to the 2,000 tickets presented for the meeting on 8 June, 100,000 euros from ticket sales will be donated to the Irish Red Cross: “I am also pleased to confirm the contribution of €100,000. Is. The Irish Red Cross Ukraine crisis appeals from ticket sales for the match,” said FAI chief executive Jonathan Hill.

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“Football is only secondary to the current situation in Ukraine and the crisis its people are going through, but this donation and the allocation of tickets to Ukrainian families now living in Ireland will hopefully strengthen our support for the Ukrainian people, The President will eliminate Gerry McEnany. The FAI. I know the people of Ireland will welcome and support this initiative.”

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Oleksandr Zinchenko and his teammates will play against Borussia Monchengladbach in a friendly on 11 May, before challenging Ireland at home on 8 June in the Nations League. On 1 June, Ukraine will have the opportunity to take a big step towards the Qatari World Cup if they dismiss Scotland in the play-offs. In the event of a win, Zabirna would play their place in Group B against Wales along with the United States, England and Iran.

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