The International Federation of Professional Footballers known by it’s French acronym as FIFPRO, has issued a warning to professional Footballers, not to sign for some African clubs. Amongst some of the reasons cited by the world’s players union, is repeated non_payment of players salaries by these clubs.
In a tweet on its official Twitter handle, FIFPRO cited names of six clubs, shockingly with names of African giants like Club African of Tunis included. The other five clubs are Chabab Rif Al Hoceima, a club in the Moroccan Botola league, Lusaka Dynamos FC of Zambia, Lusaka city Council Club and Black Forest FC of Botswana.
These names cited are just few amongst a long list of clubs that constantly violet players contracts, non payment of salaries, sign on fee, match bonuses, amongst others.
Recently, Cameroon’s branch of FIFPRO, SYNAFOC has been battling with elite clubs in Cameroon, for a similar reasons.
FIFPro is the worldwide representative organisation for about 65,000 professional footballers. its global headquarters is in Hoofddorp, Netherlands, and is made up of 63 national players’ associations.