Denmark were among the teams who were refused permission to wear ‘OneLove’ armbands in Qatar Simon Kjaer of Denmark with the captains arm band during the UEFA Nations League match between Denmark and France © Getty Images / Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images
The Danish Football Association (DBU) are to hold talks with fellow UEFA nations to discuss a potential withdrawal from FIFA, the group’s CEO Jakob Jensen has revealed.
The move comes amid intense scrutiny of FIFA’s declaration that players in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar are not permitted to wear the ‘OneLove’ armband in support of humanitarian and equality issues at the event in Qatar, the World Cup hosts who have been forced to bat away accusations regarding the abuse of migrant workers and discrimination against LGBT+ people.
On Monday, seven European teams, including Denmark, were warned against wearing the anti-discrimination armbands and were told that players who did so may be penalized by referees and sanctioned by FIFA for wearing unauthorized apparel. (RT)
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