The curtain has been drawn on the 11th edition of the FIFPro Division Africa Congress, held in Accra. Secretary General of the FIFPro worldwide union, Theo van Seggelen, hailed the two-day event as a massive success and praised the excellence and professionalism exhibited by Anthony Baffoe and his team from the PFAG in hosting such
The much anticipated 2017 FIFPro Division Africa Congress is underway at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra. This year’s event, the 11th such gathering of top African football policy makers, is being hosted by the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana. The official opening ceremony of Congress saw a number of key speeches made.
The much anticipated FIFPro Division Africa Congress comes off on the 5th and 6th of July, 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The event brings together top level football delegates and decision makers from across the continent, to deliberate on pertinent issues concerning Africa’s representative organization for professional footballers. This year’s congress, to be hosted by the
Herita Ilunga, a former player for West Ham and Saint Etienne, is pushing to make it compulsory for footballers to have a written contract after a FIFPro survey found hundreds of professional players in Africa are not given one. Some 89% of players in the Democratic Republic of Congo do not have a written deal,
Didier Drogba, the two-time African footballer of the year, has released a statement about the 2016 FIFPro Employment Report. “Well done FIFPro for organising this survey – the first of its kind – and giving a voice to footballers worldwide. I strongly encourage you to read the results. They show that professional footballers in many
Player unions from Botswana and Israel have joined FIFPro’s membership. The announcement was made at the general assembly of the global footballers association in Costa Rica. Player associations from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Gabon, Honduras and Panama were named candidate members, and are closing in on becoming FIFPro members. FIFPro currently
FIFPro today has released the findings of its first worldwide survey of working conditions in men’s professional football. 2016-fifpro-global-employment-report looks at the life of players in a way that has never been done before. The aim of the survey is to raise awareness of the realities faced by footballers – especially those who are