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CAS dismissed the appeal of Mihaita Plesan against the decision of FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber regarding the player`s claim for acknowledgment of FC Nizhny Novgorod as the sporting successor of FC Volga. The player`s claim is dismissed in full

On 25 January 2020, CAS delivered an award regarding the appeal of the former player of FC Volga (Nizhny Novgorod) Mihaita Plesan against the decision of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, fully dismissing the player`s appeal and confirming the FIFA DRC`s decision. Let us recall that on 17 January 2020, the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber rendered a decision on the claim of the Romanian player for acknowledgement of FC Nizhny Novgorod as the sporting successor of FC Volga and repayment of debt under the employment contract between the player and FC Volga. FIFA DRC dismissed the player`s claim in full, refusing to  recognize FC Nizhny Novgorod as the sporting successor of FC Volga.

SILA International Lawyers represented FC Nizhny Novgorod during the mentioned dispute.