Footballers Association to establish players´ protection fund

Written By: Fredrick Muoki
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Kenya Footballers Welfare Association; KEFWA

The Kenya Footballers Welfare Association; KEFWA has said it is in process of establishing  a players’ protection fund in order to jump-start the process of finding lasting solutions to the challenges at hand especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

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KEFWA has appealed to the government and willing partners to offer support with the hope that the FIFA Covid-19 Emergency Support Funds sent to federations will come to their aid as well once received.

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In a statement, KEFWA challenged clubs to engage in dialogue with players before imposing any pay cuts.

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They said that despite initial talks, clubs and KPL have not assured players that they will look after their welfare during this coronavirus crisis.

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Only KCB and Wazito FC have publicly said that they will continue paying their players and technical players during this period.

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