French international Florent Malouda conducted the draw for the FIFPro Tournament Central Europe 2013 during the opening of the new FIFPro House. The tournament for professional footballers looking for a new contract will be played on 6 and 7 July in Nyon
Young Ajax star Viktor Fischer conducted the draw for the FIFPro Tournament 2013 during the opening of the new FIFPro House. The tournament for prof footballers looking for a new contract will be played on 20 and 21 July in Rijnsburg, the Netherlands.
FIFPro received news from Sweden, Brazil and Denmark about former FIFPro Tournament participants. Three players who attracted a lot of attention during tournaments in Europe or America have found a new club.
From the FIFPro Tournament to the Copa Libertadores: it happens. Gonzalo Bonafina tells us how, after participating in the training camp run by the Argentinian football players association, he went on to face the world's best team.
The Argentinian Football Players’ Association is among the many FIFPro members that offer training sessions to players who are not under contract. The wide arrange of services offered is something unique.
A total of 17 players who took part in the Sixth Edition of the AFE's training sessions for football players without a contract have now found a team. The practices were run by the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE).
The Association of Ivorian Footballers (AFI) organized a four-day training programme for its free players - those who are unemployed. This football training camp was the first of its kind in the Ivory Coast.
After three days of football and interplay, “Mercato 2013”- the second annual football transfer window fair, organized the National Union of Cameroonian Footballers - finished up on a note of hope and satisfaction.
Angelo Miron Santos – better known as Ramon - received the award for Most Valuable Player of the Torneo FIFPro América, despite his team only ending fourth in the tournament for out of contract players.
Colombia is the winner of the third FIFPro America Tournament. The team of the Colombian professional footballers association Acolfutpro beat host country Peru in the final on penalties.
Colombia was the revelation on the first day of the FIFPro America Tournament in Lima. The Colombians (Team Acolfutpro) will play the final on Saturday against host country Peru (Team Safap).
Sweden is the winner of the third FIFPro Winter Tournament. The team of the Swedish professional footballers’ association SFS beat tournament hosts and last year’s winners Norway in the final.
In Norway and Chile, almost 200 professional footballers from ten countries are ready to show their skills in one of the two FIFPro Tournaments. They all hope to sign a new contract at a professional football club.
The Irish professional footballers’ association (PFAI) has started its annual training camp for players currently out of contract. According to secretary general Stephen McGuinness, the situation for the players has improved significantly.
The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland announced the nominees for the 2012 PFAI Player of the Year Awards. One of the nominees was a member of Team PFAI, who participated in last year’s FIFPro Tournament.
The professional footballers’ association of Argentina (FAA) is delighted with the number of players that manage to find a new club after participating in the union’s training sessions for players who are out of contract.
Dragisa Pejovic is back on the field. This weekend, the 30-year old Serbian professional footballer played his first match for his new club FK Radnicki Nova Pazova. FIFPro would like to congratulate Dragisa Pejovic on his comeback.
The Spanish professional footballers’ association AFE has taken an extraordinary step in helping players looking for a new contract to find a new club. The players’ union has been transmitting matches of its Team AFE on the internet.
FIFPro welcomed the news that the first participants from last week’s FIFPro Tournament signed a new contract. Tijs Tummers (organization) and players’ advisers Patrick van Diemen and Louis Laros look back at the tournament.
The most prolific name on the participants list of last weekend’s FIFPro Tournament, was Luis Boa Morte. The former Portuguese international enjoyed the event and has his mind still set on playing top flight football.