News24.com | More than 400 players seek financial assistance from FIFA

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More than four hundred players, the bulk of them based in
Europe, have applied for financial assistance under a scheme set up by world
governing body FIFA.

There have been 441 applications so far to the FIFA Fund for
Football Players (FFP), claiming unpaid wages from clubs.

89% of those who applied were with clubs in Europe, with the
remaining 11% in other parts of the world.

Players can apply until the end of June via world players’
union FIFPRO.

FIFA has set aside $16 million (around £12.8 million) up to
2022.

This includes $3 million for 2020, plus a pot of $5 million to
reimburse players left out of pocket in the period between July 2015 and the
end of June.

– TEAMtalk media

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