Kosovo joins UEFA


(FILE) A file picture dated 05 March 2014 of a supporter of Kosovo during the international friendly soccer match between Kosovo and Haiti in Mitrovica, Kosovo. The Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) was accepted as a member of the UEFA on the 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Budapest, Hungary, on 03 May 2016.

Kosovo joins UEFA

Kosovo is a member of UEFA since Tuesday, May 3rd.

The European football’s governing body has admitted Kosovo as its 55 member, AP reported. The result was expected as only 16 of the 54 members of UEFA have not recognized Kosovo’s independence.

In practice, this means that the Kosovar national team will be able to play against other national teams, even of nations that have not recognized its independence.

On Wednesday the outgoing Foreign Minister of Serbia, Ivica Dadic, condemned the ...

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