FIFPro Division Asia/Oceania consists of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. The division board is led by chairman Brendan Schwab (Australia), deputy chairman Takuya Yamazaki (Japan), Andrew Scott-Howman (New Zealand), Jahan Meta (India) and Frederique Winia (General Secretary).
The key objective of FIFPro Asia/Oceania is the development of the voice and career path for the professional footballers of Asia and Oceania, which...read more
News from Division Asia/Oceania
Friday 06 December 2013
FIFA heat policy insufficient
FIFPro expects FIFA to take more appropriate and effective measures to guarantee the health and safety of the professional footballers who are participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Video: President Piat on Belounis’ freedom
FIFPro President Philippe Piat welcomed one of football’s lost sons to the French Players’ Association’s office in Paris: Zahir Belounis. He commented on Belounis release and the status of Qatar as a football nation.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Zahir Belounis: “The struggle continues!”
It was at the home of the Professional Football Players (UNFP) in Paris, that Zahir Belounis held his first press conference as a free man, in the presence of FIFPro President Philippe Piat, Abdes Ouaddou, and his lawyer.
Saturday 30 November 2013
Qatar hears FIFPro's concerns
FIFPro met with Qatari football authorities on Saturday (November 30) and found all parties finally prepared to engage the World Footballers’ Association in a formal setting on issues of paramount importance to the welfare of the players.
Friday 29 November 2013
FIFPro video: Welcome home Zahir Belounis
FIFPro was present at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport to oversee the arrival of Zahir Belounis, the French footballer who was trapped in Qatar. The moment was captured in a video, with the assistance of French union UNFP.
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