After the letter of demands to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) that was signed by 39 players, including 21 of the 23 world champions in Australia and New Zealand 2023, The situation has not yet been resolved days before the new international commitment of the Spanish women’s soccer team.
As part of the players’ measures, which required several structural changes in the federation, They are not heeding the call of the new coach Montse Tomé ahead of the match against Sweden in Gothenburg, match that will be played in just five days and corresponds to the first day of the Nations League, qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Montse Tomé, the one designated to replace the dismissed Jorge Vilda on the bench, was presented this Monday and has already offered her first list for the next FIFA date, where at least fifteen players stand out who won the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Except for the Madrid players Athenea del Castillo and Claudia Zornoza (retired from the national team), At least 39 players demanded in a statement on Friday that a restructuring had yet to take place in the area of women’s football. in the RFEF, as well as in the presidential cabinet, the general secretary, the communication and marketing area and the integrity directorate.
Although coach Jorge Vilda and former president Luis Rubiales left the RFEF, it is still unknown if the players will heed Tomé’s call, who curiously ruled out Jenni Hermoso.
For its part, and prior to the revelation of the list of those summoned, In a statement, the RFEF offered the players “a safe environment” for their return to the team.
“It is evident that the Federation, society and the players themselves are aligned on the same objective: renewal and the beginning of a new stage where football is the great beneficiary of this entire process. For this reason, the players are urged to join this change led by the Federation, understanding that “The transformations that must continue must be solid and fair.”he claimed.
The RFEF also assured that it is committed “to a climate of mutual trust” to be able to work together and ensure “that women’s football continues to progress much more strongly.”
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