The Klaveness delegation refused to board a flight to Qatar

Thus, the football president has still not gotten off on his journey to Qatar with a Uefa delegation.

Several members of the Norwegian press who plan to cover Klaveness’ Qatar trip, including two NTB employees, were denied access to a plane at Gardermoen during the same period.

The reason given was lack of documentation on negative coronate test.

Klaveness and her travel companion claim to have documentation, but are said to have been informed that Qatar has its own registration page that does not accept the documents.

NFF delegate Iselin Shaw tells TV 2 that they have received the wrong form from the European Football Association (Uefa). The association is working to get a seat on a plane on Monday.

Several other travelers in the Uefa delegation have reportedly had the same problem, but they are said to have recovered on the plane.

Important journey

According to the plan, Klaveness will be joined by representatives of the football associations in the Netherlands, Germany and England on the trip. The goal of the Qatar trip is, among other things, to continue the work for the rights of migrant workers and gays in the country.

These are Klaveness’ priorities for the journey:

* Work for workers’ safety and migrant center in the country.

* Compensation for cases where workers have been injured or killed.

* Legal security for LGBTQ + people in Qatar.

– It is equally important to work to ensure that we get a practice to work in this way and work for a change in attitudes in the international structures. That we in Uefa can gather and be clear on what we want in the future, Klaveness told NTB before the planned departure.

Meets World Cup peaks

If Klaveness eventually gets on a plane to Qatar, she will attend meetings with the World Cup management and Qatari authorities on Monday and Tuesday.

TV 2 writes that Klaveness must participate digitally in one of the Qatar meetings.

Klaveness also met World Cup boss Hassan Al-Thawadi in London last weekend. Al-Thawadi was not happy about the Norwegian football president after her much-discussed speech at the Fifa congress in March, where she vehemently criticized the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar.

Following the meetings, Uefa will work for a joint statement on the three priority jobs to improve conditions in the World Cup nation.

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