Spain Women’s National Team: Statement from the players: “The RFEF is not in a position to require us to attend the call”


The internationals of the Spanish team who signed the statement requesting changes last Friday and who were called by Montse Tom for the matches against Sweden and Switzerland in the Nations League, they made public this Monday a new writing in which they indicated their opposition to the call given that there has been no change in the relationship between both parties since the aforementioned day and They allude to a formal failure in the application of the regulations to be able not to go to the Ciudad del Ftbol this Tuesday.

“The players of the absolute women’s soccer team want to demonstrate, as a result of the announcement and the later press conference of the new national coach, Montse Tomthe following: What is expressed in our statement of September 22, 2023 [en referencia al da 15], makes clear and without any option for another interpretation our firm will not to be summoned for justified reasons. These statements are still fully valid,” they point out. “During the days following that statement, we want to make public that nothing different from this has been transmitted to any member of the RFEF, so We expressly ask that the information transmitted publicly be rigorous“he added.

“We as elite professional players and after everything that happened today, We will study the possible legal consequences to which the RFEF exposes us by putting ourselves on a list from which we had asked not to be called for reasons already explained publicly and in more detail to the RFEF, and with this make the best decision for our future and for our health“, they say. “It seems relevant to us to point out, in this sense, that The call has not been made in a timely manner, in accordance with art. 3.2 of Annex I of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players of FIFAso we understand that the RFEF is not in a position to demand that we attend it,” they explain. “We regret once again that our Federation places us in a situation that we would never have wanted,” they say.

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