A training camp to Qatar has created divisions on the Finnish national team.
Landsholdsangriberen Riku Riski tells that he has refused to participate in an ongoing trip to Qatar.
The next host for the WORLD cup in 2022 is towards the finals has been criticised for not respecting the human rights - among others in connection with the many stadionbyggerier.
- I got an invitation, and I spoke with the national coach about it.
I have made the decision for ethical considerations and reasons, and them I'm going to stick in, say Riski to the newspaper Helsingin Sanomat.
the national Coach Markku Kanerva respect the decision. But he defends the workout with, that Finland must play two good matches.
on Tuesday evening met the finns of Sweden, which was defeated 1-0, and later in the week waiting for Estonia.
Finland's captain, FC Midtjylland-player Tim Sparv, have chosen to participate in the trip, although he also heard about problems in Qatar.
Qatar has much to improve when it comes to human rights, but I do not have all the information.
And it could not occur to me to thank no to the national team, if I'm being taken, said Tim Sparv Monday to the news SPT.
Later in January, Sparv of FC Midtjylland at the training camp to Dubai.
FC Copenhagen announced last week that the club from next year, dropping the club's annual vintertræningsture to Dubai after criticism from the club's own supporters. The same announcement has not come from the FCM.
- As a player you are as a sheep. You go in, where you are asked to go, said Sparv Monday to SPT.
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