The non-elective Congress of the Division Africa the International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPRO) ended successfully in Ghana,Tuesday, 27th July 2021.
Led by the General Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana, Anthony Baffoe, the Congress was attended by 13 union members held at the Golden Tulip hotel in Accra.The Congress discussed many issues confronting professional footballers, the Covid-19 report, governance of FIFPRO division Africa as well as deliberating on the numerous changes the global game is undergoing.
The General Secretary of the Division Africa, Stéphane Burchkalter was part of the Congress as well as former Cameroon, Real Madrid and Chelsea star Geremi Njitab, who is the President of the association. Other delegates present were Loic Alves (FIFPro Legal member), Stephane Andre Saint-Raymond (France), Yussif Chibsah (Ghana), Nguema Edou Axel Gydex (Gabon), Santo Jerry Evan (Kenya), Masaseng Kgosanya Motswana (Botswana), Magdy Abdelghany Sayed Ahmed (Egypt), Shabalala Enoch Nhlanhla (South Africa) and Solomon Torson (Ghana)
FIFPro is the worldwide representative organisation for over 65,000 professional footballers with its global headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands, and made up of 58 national players’ associations.
Didier Drogba is the Honorary President of the FIFPro Division Africa.
By: Isaac Darko