Russian Premier League (RPL) ranks 57th among football Championships of the planet for the amount of playing time, which players under the age of 21.

  • RIA Novosti

It is reported by the international centre for sports studies CIES Football Observatory.

According to the report of the organization of RPL the share of players aged under 21 years accounted for 11.3% of the playing time. On this indicator the Russian Premier League is the 57th place and is located between the Championships Sweden and Honduras.

The first place is the national football champion of Slovakia (29%), followed by the championship New Zealand and Ireland (both at 28.8 per cent).

Earlier, the President of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) Aleksander Ceferin, founder expressed the opinion that the football life will return to normal.