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The Ninth Ordinary Assembly FIFPro America Division will be hosted by Peru, on 03 and 04 April, in the city of Lima, (Hotel JW Marriott Miraflores) which is hosted by the Association of Professional Soccer Players of Peru-SAFAP.

This important assembly has as participants the representatives of the associations and / or unions of the countries like Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru, in addition to the international manager of FIFPro, Kris Vis van Heemst and legal counsel Alexandra Gómez.

From the next month of August, Argentina will have its first professional female league, which will include popular and historical teams such as Boca Juniors, River Plate, Estudiantes de la Plata and Independiente. It is a revolutionary announcement.

The Argentine soccer federation and the Argentine Football Association union have been examining ways to develop women's soccer. In this regard, the federation and the union signed an agreement under which the clubs of the women's first division (consisting of 16 teams) will provide professional contracts to eight players per team.

With the presence of Fernando Revilla, president of FIFPro División América, Football Players of Bolivia (Fabol) held a press conference to demand the immediate action of the Bolivian Football Federation, following the unfortunate episode that took place last weekend, product of the insults of racist nature against the Brazilian soccer player Serginho, of the club Jorge Wilsterman in the match played against Blooming.

The Colombian Association of Professional Soccer Players, made the award of the best players of the 2018 season, after collecting the votes of the members of the 36 Colombian professional schools

Those chosen by the Colombian union members in the different voted categories were:

FIFPRO has made known through its official website a case that has shocked the Argentine soccer environment with the complaint of professional footballer Macarena Sánchez who has not been recognized as a professional footballer despite his career.

The Colombian Association of Professional Soccer Players (Acolfutpro) expects to have the installed grass of its first sports venue in Palmira, near the city of Cali, by the second semester of 2019.

The dream of the Colombian guild began at the end of 2016 when the board of directors of the entity that brings together Colombian professional soccer players decided to buy the land to build the sports venue.

A representative of the Association of Professional Soccer Players of Peru (SAFAP) will participate in the 'Work Table for the formality of professional football players, a group formed by the government of Peru through the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion.

This work table has been created with the aim of coordinating, articulating and implementing the proposals of the different actors involved in compliance with the rules to reduce labor informality in professional football.

Women players of the national teams of South American countries participated in the First Forum of Women Soccer Players of the region, with the objective of achieving a fair treatment to their male partners.

The successful event held in Santiago, Chile, was attended by Fernando Reviall, president of FIFPro America and vice president of FIFpro; Camila García, Caroline Jonsson (members of the FIFPro Executive Committee), Alexandra Gómez Bruinewoud (legal adviser FIFPro) and Carlos Gonzales Puche, member of FIFPro's Executive Committee.

An important meeting of work was held by the FIFPro Executive Council and the General Secretaries of the Divisions worldwide in the last two days in Amsterdam, on a series of issues that affect professional footballers, with perhaps the greatest impact on what happened with the captain of the selection of Peru, Paolo Guerrero.

The members of the FIFPro Executive Committee discussed the case with the captain of Peru, Paolo Guerrero, who last week received the provisional cancellation of the suspension of 14 months after the World Cup by a Swiss federal court.

On behalf of all members of the International Federation of Professional Footballers FIFPro Division America, we adhere to the pain that permeates all the families of our brothers in Guatemala, after the explosion of the Volcano of Fire, which caused the loss of precious human lives.

May God be the guide and force in these moments of pain and tragedy.

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, June 6, 2018