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The RFEF explains its disagreement with the Women's Soccer Collective Agreement

Gabby Barker

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This Thursday the RFEF summoned the media to report a novelty about the Collective Agreement for women's football in Spain, which takes months of fruitless negotiations. They explained their complaints about how they are agreeing to sign the Agreement, without the salary or adequate time.

The Federation wanted to defend its position in this matter. He explained that so far he has offered four proposals that have been rejected. Although they assure that it is an issue that employers and unions have to solve. However, their great commitment to women's football, to which they allocate more than 22.6 million euros, makes them very involved with the future of the players. More than the entire Basketball Federation.

In the event held in the City of Soccer of Las Rozas were the general secretary of the RFEF, Andreu Camps, the vice president of the RFEF, Elvira Andrés, and the director of Women's Soccer, Iñaki Mikeo.

The proposal offered is the Elite Program, with three basic elements: the Spanish women's teams first, second clubs and third, the players. “That they can be a worthy professionals,” Camps said.

The RFEF established a minimum salary of 20,000 for the players of Primera Iberdrola and 12,000 for those of Challenge. “The Federation promised to pay the entire amount, since I was going to give each club 600,000 euros. Now a lower salary is being offered. We do not understand. That they do not have us if they do not have that minimum wage, if they do not have a minimum of one year of contract and if the agreement has a duration of five years. There will be no funding, “said Camps.

“Everything has been pure screen. They have not allowed us to enter into negotiations. They must explain why it is signed for one year. We offered five. It is incomprehensible, “said the RFEF general secretary.

A few hours earlier it was the ACFF (Association of Women's Soccer Clubs) which informed through a statement that there was “feasibility” to sign the Agreement on Monday. I make it clear that it was thanks to the help of Mediapro, who in Another statement stated that “there was a meeting a few hours in which everything had been closed.” That is why from the Federation they wanted to explain their position, very far away …

Gabby is someone who is interested in all types of sports, she loves to attend watching matches live. Whenever there is a match being played in her city, she makes sure to get the tickets in advance. Due to the love for sports, she joined Sportsfinding, and started writing general sports news. Apart from writing the news, she is also the editor for the website who checks and edits every news content before they go live.

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