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Denmark follows Norway – protests against the World Cup in Qatar


Denmark will meet Moldova in the World Cup qualifier on Sunday, and it is before the match that the protest action will take place, the Danish Football Association’s communications manager announces.

World Cup organizer Qatar has been criticized for its way of treating guest workers who are preparing the country for the 2022 championships. The Guardian reported in February that more than 6,500 guest workers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have lost their lives since the country was awarded the World Cup. ten years ago.

Norway protested before their match

Before Norway’s qualifying match against Gibraltar, the Norwegians wore shirts with the text “human rights – on and off the pitch”. The Germans also manifested their jerseys before their match with the message “human rights”.

They do not want to go into how the Danes should do.

– You will see what it is tomorrow (Sunday), says Leicester’s goalkeeper star Kasper Schmeichel.

– We have been put in a situation where we players have to take a stand on something that someone else has decided. We have waited to do something until we have become wiser about the situation, we have, among other things, had a meeting with Amnesty and then we have talked about how we should do.

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Premier League player Jannik Vestergaard says that the players think that important decisions are made over their heads.

– A decision to take the World Cup to Qatar affects us players, especially because we are the one responsible for it, says Southamptonbacken.

SEE MORE: The Norwegian national team took a stand against the World Cup in Qatar (March 27, 2021)

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The players in the Norwegian national team entered the field with the message “HUMAN RIGHTS – on and off the pitch”.



Source site www.svt.se

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