The following is a breakdown of the number of cases submitted to the FIFA DRC over the past few years involving Asian clubs:
NUMBER OF CASES
The FIFPro Asia Legal Committee has been established for the central purpose of providing advice on legal matters to the Board of FIFPro Asia. The Committeehas a central role to play in ensuring the Board and the members of FIFPro Asia effectively represent, advance and promote the rights and responsibilities of professional footballers within the jurisdiction of FIFPro Asia and its member countries.
The Committee’s duties include:
The Committee consists of a wide range of international lawyers who have a deep understanding of industrial relations in sports and in particular Football's regulatory framework. The composition of the Committee is:
The FIFPro Asia Professional Football Committee under the chairmanship of Junichi Takano (Japan) works towards safeguarding the standards, safety, career path and interests of professional footballers in the member countries of the Division.
The members of the Committee are Baichung Bhutia (India), Vennard Hutabarat (Indonesia), Alistair Edwards (Australia), Harry Ngata (NZ), Yasuhiko Okudera (Japan) and Dhinesh Chelliah (Malaysia).
The Committee reviews the various aspects and conditions of playing professional football in FIFPro Asia member countries in order to:
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