Division Africa consists of three members: Cameroon, Egypt and South Africa. There are two candidate members, DR Congo and Ivory Coast, and four observers, Botswana, Ghana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The board of Division Africa is temporarily led by secretary general Stéphane Burchkalter, the three members are David Mayébi (Cameroon), Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe (Sout Africa) and Magdy Abdel Ghany (Egypt). Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) is honorary president of Division...read more
News from Division Africa
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.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Zahir Belounis set to leave Qatar
FIFPro is delighted to hear Zahir Belounis’ ordeal will soon be over. Having finally received his exit visa, on Wednesday (November 27), the French-Algerian footballer is now free to leave Qatar.
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