Football: Kazakhstan ranked 29th in UEFA Respect Fair Play ranking
Jan 16. Tengrinews
Kazakhstan football national team is ranked 29th in the preliminary UEFA Respect Fair Play rating, Vesti.kz reports, referring to the UEFA website.
The ranking is based on several main criteria, including the number of yellow and red cards that a teams gets in the UEFA matches, respect to the opponents and referees and behavior of fans. Norway is the leader of the current ranking, Sweden is second and Finland is third.
The three highest placed national associations in the UEFA Respect Fair Play ranking will each automatically gain an extra qualification berth for the First Qualification Round, provided they have exceeded the threshold of games played, and have a minimum average score of 8.0. Kazakhstan was ranked 29th and its average score is 7.732 points. The final ranking will publicized after July 31 this year.