In response to FIFPro's announcement the president of PASP
, Spyros Neophytides, said that these irregularities cannot be swept under the carpet and can only damage Cyprus football.
In an announcement from PASP
, local as well as foreign footballers, it said, have complained that they do not have in their possession an original or even a copy of the contract they signed with their respective clubs, which is a violation of existing legislation, the association said.
According to Pasp
, the figures show that the situation is getting worse every year, both with regard to the number of foreigners playing in first-division clubs and the average age of players, as well as the clubs' tendency to replace a large part of their rosters every year.
representatives met yesterday with Justice minister Ionas Nicolaou to hand over their findings and discuss the broader issue of corruption in Cypriot football.
According to PASP
, Bebe, who is studying sports management at EUC, has brought to peoples' attention two problems faced by footballers late in their career.
The former Olympiakos and Apollon player added that many players, without consulting PASP
, would put pen to paper without fully understanding what they were signing.
A PORTUGUESE footballer playing for a second-division Paphos team was forced to sleep in his car and live off borrowed money because the club has not been paying him, the island's footballers' association (PASP
) charged on Friday.
FOOTBALLERS could receive fines of at least e1/440,000 or up to a lifetime ban from the sport if they are caught match-fixing the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) and the footballer's union (PASP
) said yesterday.
It was a rather xenophobic outburst, with one football official warning that the football players association PASP
could easily be accused of racism.
The Philippine Association of Speech Pathologists (PASP
) on Wednesday said delivery of high-quality healthcare through legitimate and trained speech-language pathologists can now be promoted with the enactment of Republic Act 11249 or the Speech Language Pathology (SLP) Act.