Player power

Peruvian players seek widespread reforms

May 29, 2009
Peruvian players could succeed where the government failed in a bold attempt to force widespread changes in the way soccer is run in their country.

The Players' Union (Safap), desperate to end the worst slump Peruvian soccer has experienced, says that its members will stop accepting national team call-ups unless the federation accepts its proposals for change.

Initially interpreted as an attempt merely to oust Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) President Manuel Burga, the union ...

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