Costa Rica asks for recognition, minimum wage
Asojupro, the players’ Union of Costa Rica, has requested the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to recognize the country's professional footballers as labourers and has asked for the introduction of a minimum wage.
Paraguayan striker Florentín (26) passes away
Derlis Florentín Noguera died Sunday morning in a traffic accident. The 26-year former Paraguayan youth international played professionally for numerous teams in South America and Japan.
Players Estrela da Amadora announce strike
Players of Portuguese club Estrela da Amadora are planning to strike next Sunday. The schedule indicates a home game against Camacha, but the footballers refuse to play, because they are still owed back wages.
Bolivia has its football university
Not long to go and the football university in Bolivia will open its doors. Starting on Tuesday 30 March in Santa Cruz the first students commence their education for a career in football.
FIFPro represented at Football Turf Meeting
FIFPro took part in the Biomechanics and Physiology Research meeting at the FIFA headquarters. The research programmes are focused on improving the quality of artificial pitches and meeting the objections of players.
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