Czech Republic WILL call up disgraced Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela for Euro 2020 if he efficiently appeals his 10-match ban for racially abusing Rangers’ Glen Kamara, as head coach Jaroslav Silhavy leaves one spot open in his squad
Czech Republic haven’t given up hope of together with disgraced Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela of their Euro 2020 squad.
Kudela was handed a 10-match ban by UEFA after he was discovered responsible of racially abusing Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara in a Europa League last-16 tie earlier this season.
The membership and participant are within the strategy of interesting the ban, with proceedings set to conclude earlier than the event kicks off on June 11.
Czech Republic supervisor Jaroslav Silhavy has left a spot open in his squad of Ondrej Kudela
And Czech boss Jaroslav Silhavy has left one slot free after naming his squad for the competitors, with the expressed want to incorporate the 34-year-old defender ought to his appeal show successful.
‘We will await the scenario across the appeal of Ondrej Kudela in opposition to the ten-match penalty to develop this week,’ he instructed reporters.
‘We really feel that the hope is most likely low however we don’t wish to slam the door.
‘In any case, we now have time to function with that one place on the roster till June 1.’
Further fall-out from Slavia’s 2-0 victory in opposition to Rangers at Ibrox in March has additionally affected Czech choice for Euro 2020.
Kudela was handed a 10-match UEFA ban for racially abusing Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara
Silhavy has been unable to pick out goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar, who is nonetheless struggling with the facial accidents he sustained after Kemar Roofe’s second-half problem.
‘Kolar had a really tough expertise and desires to focus on his well being,’ he added.
‘But we stand behind this group and we belief these gamers. I’m satisfied that we now have put collectively an fascinating group that may go so far as potential.’
Czech Republic start their Euro 2020 marketing campaign in opposition to Scotland at Hampden on June 14, earlier than going through Croatia. Their last group sport will see them tackle England at Wembley.
Ondrej Kolar (left) has missed out on the Czech squad for Euro 2020 on account of his facial damage