• Kyodo News


The Japan Football Association said on Monday it opposes the Japan Pro Footballers Association’s demand for significant pay raises.

JFA senior official Kunji Matsuda said that the amount players received for victories at the World Cup in South Africa this year was ¥2 million per player, up ¥1 million from the previous tournament.

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