David Broukal: “A minimum wage will benefit many footballers in Czechia”
The Czech professional footballers’ association, CAFH, and FIFPRO are making significant steps that will benefit Czech players.
ČAFH at FIFPRO Legal Conference
The Chairwoman of the ČAFH, Markéta Vochoska Haindlová, and a ČAFH associate Ryan Parker traveled to Hoofddorp, Netherlands to attend the 2023 FIFPRO Legal Conference on March 15-16. The two-day event, held in the FIFPRO House, brought together legal experts in football from around the world to discuss diverse legal issues affecting the sport today.
Captain of AC Sparta and Czech women's national team Petra Bertholdová in interview for ČAFH: "I definitely support any initiative that will lead to the development of women's football and I feel very positive about it."
Women's football is gaining more and more popularity in the Czech Republic, although the women's national football team did not qualify for the World Cup, after finishing third in their qualifying group behind the Netherlands and Iceland. The captain of AC Sparta Prague and the Czech women's national team, Petra Bertholdová, spoke about the qualification process and other topics in an interview with the Czech Football Players‘ Association.
ČAFH membership fees for 2022 will help footballers from Ukraine
The Czech Association of Football Players has unhesitatingly condemned the aggressive invasion in Ukraine by the Russian army and declared its support for the football players there. The leadership of the ČAFH decided that the membership fees, which are annually donated to the needy, will this time go to help football players from the war-stricken country.
FIFA ADOPTS TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AND REGISTRATION RULES TO ADDRESS SEVERAL ISSUES IN RELATION TO WAR IN UKRAINE
Following the escalation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has led to an ongoing and distressing humanitarian crisis, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided – in coordination with UEFA and after consultation with various stakeholders – to temporarily amend the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP) in order to provide legal certainty and clarity on a number of matters.
FIFPRO calls for suspension of the Russian Football Union
On this fifth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, FIFPRO strongly disagrees with the Bureau of the FIFA Council’s decision, which fails to protect the players or provide clear leadership for our sport by imposing the lightest of sanctions on the Russian Football Union (RFS). Based on the actions of Russia over the past weeks, participation of its teams in UEFA or FIFA competitions or fulfilment of its executives’ functions in international football is not a possibility.