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.
FIFA FIFPRO WORLD 11 2020/2021
FIFPRO and FIFA on 17 January 2022 proudly announce the members of the 2020-2021 Men’s FIFA FIFPRO World 11. Almost 19,000 professional men’s football players voted for the World 11 team of 2021. It is the only global player award voted for exclusively by footballers – and votes come in from every continent.
Patrik Le Giang became the FIFPRO Merit Award 2021 winner in the category Player Impact!
Patrik Le Giang is the winner of the 2021 Player Impact award, the second of three Merit Awards that FIFPRO will present this week to players who are showing outstanding social engagement. The Slovakian goalkeeper of Bohemians 1905 received his award for his activities to help socially challenged children with education, health and sport. Besides the award, Le Giang will receive USD$ 10,000 to help finance his activities.