Video: President Piat on Belounis’ freedom
FIFPro President Philippe Piat welcomed one of football’s lost sons to the French Players’ Association’s office in Paris: Zahir Belounis. He commented on Belounis release and the status of Qatar as a football nation.
Zahir Belounis: “The struggle continues!”
It was at the home of the Professional Football Players (UNFP) in Paris, that Zahir Belounis held his first press conference as a free man, in the presence of FIFPro President Philippe Piat, Abdes Ouaddou, and his lawyer.
Qatar hears FIFPro's concerns
FIFPro met with Qatari football authorities on Saturday (November 30) and found all parties finally prepared to engage the World Footballers’ Association in a formal setting on issues of paramount importance to the welfare of the players.
Zahir Belounis and FIFPro
Media are invited to join French-Algerian footballer, Zahir Belounis, in the presence of Phillipe Piat, President of FIFPro, the World Footballers’ Association, and Abdeslam Ouaddou, this Tuesday, December 3, in Paris.
FIFPro video: Welcome home Zahir Belounis
FIFPro was present at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport to oversee the arrival of Zahir Belounis, the French footballer who was trapped in Qatar. The moment was captured in a video, with the assistance of French union UNFP.
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