“After the calls of the Spanish women’s absolute and U-23 teams, from the AFE we want to express our astonishment at the lack of dialogue on the part of the Royal Spanish Football Federation before the majority position of the summoned players based on arguments that must be respected,” the union said in a statement.
For the organization chaired by David Aganzo, “it is not understood how an institution that, as it has declared in recent weeks, intends to begin a new stage open to dialogue and consensus, once again shows such a lack of consideration towards women’s football and the newly proclaimed world champions”.
Furthermore, the association believes that the RFEF, “has made clear, once again, the lack of interest in the Women’s Football by making the serious mistake of not communicating the list of selected players in time to their clubs, not complying with the 15 days established by FIFA.”
“This conflict has reached terms that are considered intolerable and seriously damaging the image of Spanish women’s football. From AFE we appeal to the RFEF to cease its efforts to pressure the players and to consider the reason for the loss of confidence and support on the part of some of the summoned footballers. From AFE we show all our support to the soccer players of the Spanish women’s Absolute team, current world champion, and U-23,” he stated.