Uproar in Spain: 15 female players quit the national team in protest against the coach
The players sent an email to the chairman of the association and made it clear: "We will not play in the national team until coach Jorge Valda is fired."
Friday, September 23, 2022, 07:07 Updated: 07:15
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A big storm in Spain: no less than 15 players of the local team sent an email to Luis Robilas, the chairman of the football association, and made it clear that they are leaving the team until he fires coach Jorge Velda and appoints a new coach.
In "Marca" they claim that one of the players participating in the unusual rebellion This is Alexia Potias, the winner of the Ballon d'Or and in addition they published the names of the other 14 players. Wilda has a contract with the national team until 2024 and Robilas is currently not considering firing the coach, when the Spanish national team is already thinking about the World Cup that will be held in Australia and New Zealand next summer, a campaign that Spain has already the qualification
An unusual protest against the coach.
Spanish national team players (Photo: Reuters)
The message issued by the association in response reads: "It is not allowed for female players to determine the future of the professional team in the national team. This type of behavior is far from reflecting the values of football, this is a situation that is unprecedented in the world of football. Men or women, in Spain or somewhere in the world."
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