FIFA collaborates with FIFPRO to additional develop girls’s soccer
FIFA is currently investing in a number of programs to expand and develop women's play on and off the field
FIFA , a non-profit football organization, and FIFPRO have agreed to work together to accelerate the development of professional women's football and mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
During a 90-minute video conference, FIFPRO shared its recent report, "Raising Our Game," detailing recent advances in women's play FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019and makes recommendations for further growth by strengthening the conditions for players.
Raising Our Game is looking for a sustainable way for players around the world to benefit from improved standards so that they can reach their full potential and play at a competitive level for their club or national team.
As an international representative of professional footballers, FIFPRO works together with its network of national player unions and the FIFPRO Global Player Council on these improvements for women players.
During the call, FIFA discussed the impact of the corona virus on women's play and how the organization works with stakeholders to support the football industry.
Building on the momentum and unprecedented interest of the FIFA Women's World Cup in France last year, FIFA is currently investing in a number of programs to expand and develop women's play on and off the pitch.
As part of the $ 1 billion / £ 820.7 billion that FIFA will invest in women's football between 2019 and 2022, these programs aim to develop a number of areas in women's football, including competitions, capacity building, Governance and leadership. Professionalization and technical development.
FIFA recognizes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women's games and is currently working to further support women's football as part of an ongoing assessment of the financial impact of the pandemic on the entire football community.
Both FIFA and FIFPRO have agreed to work together to support and strengthen women's play in this challenging time and beyond. Ongoing discussions are planned that cover many topics, including player conditions, competitions and the international game calendar for women.
Sarai Bareman, FIFA's women's football chief, said: “In this difficult time for football and many industries around the world, these discussions with FIFPRO are a positive step to ensure that professional players at all levels have the right support and support Women's football is available and efforts to further expand and develop women's play worldwide are available.
"Together with the major players in football, including confederations and member associations, we look forward to further discussions with FIFPRO to address the current challenges for women's football."
Amanda Vandervort, FIFPRO's head of women's football, said: “We are delighted that we have been able to quickly set up a work agenda with FIFA after the release of Raising Our Game and are excited to continue working on behalf of the players and their union representatives the situation continues to improve women's play through global labor standards.
"The corona virus presents women's football and the players themselves with new challenges. The best way to meet them is with a strong and unified vision."