Rudo Neshamba Zimbabwe

Rudo Neshamba: “Players should not be penalised for something governing bodies do”

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) was suspended by FIFA for nearly 18 months due to governmental interference. Former women's national team captain Rudo Neshamba was one of the players who met with FIFA and CAF to help lift the association's suspension in July 2023.

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Rudo Neshamba Zimbabwe

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Workload Journey Report

The report underlines how the domestic and international calendars in the women’s game remain uneven and fragmented, leaving many players in the countries where football is less developed forced to move abroad to improve, or face the prospect of not having enough matches to reach their potential.

Women's PWM Report WWC 2023

Global Player Council: The voice of the players

Extreme Calendar Congestion: Adverse Effects on Player Health & Wellbeing

Overlapping competition schedules and elevated individual workload demands in the 2022/23 season are highlighted in a new FIFPRO report that warns of the impact on the health of professional players.

PWM 2023 Men's Report Cover

Voting opens for players to decide 2023 FIFA FIFPRO World 11

Voting has now opened for the 2023 FIFA FIFPRO World 11, the only global player award decided exclusively by footballers. The FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World 11 and FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11 are comprised of the best footballers from around the globe – voted by the players, for the players.

2022 Women's World 11 W11

Community Champions: Players making a difference


Eight reasons to join a union

Joining a player union unlocks many benefits for professional footballers. Through the power of the collective via FIFPRO’s 66 member unions, men’s and women’s players around the world are able to stand together with one common voice – supporting each other to push for positive change in their industry.

Reasons To Join A Union

2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifying Conditions Report

The report underscores the fragmented nature of Women's World Cup qualifying, highlighting vastly different pathways and conditions for players competing at the highest level in their confederations.

Qualifying Conditions Cover

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