Players' welfare is 'main priority,' says Asian soccer body

Soccer Oct 14, 2020

Players' welfare is 'main priority,' says Asian soccer body

Asian soccer's governing body said player welfare was its "main priority" after criticism from the global players' union that it had been slow to provide enough support since the coronavirus shutdown. FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann last week said the Asian Football Confederation's engagement had ...

Soccer Feb 19, 2016

Miyama honored for World Cup success

Nadeshiko Japan captain Aya Miyama has been named to the first women's World XI, FIFPro, the global players' union, said Thursday. Miyama, who captained Japan to a runner-up finish at last year's Women's World Cup in Canada, was the only Asian player in the team, ...