Equal pay deal for Wales’ women and men soccer groups

Wales’ gamers in motion. File
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Gamers for Wales’ women and men senior groups will get the identical cash for the primary time beneath the phrases of a brand new equal pay settlement.

The deal was introduced Wednesday by the Soccer Affiliation of Wales (FAW) and begins instantly. It covers the interval as much as and together with the 2026 World Cup and the 2027 Ladies’s World Cup.

England’s senior gamers — women and men — have been paid the identical match charge for representing their nation since January 2020, whereas Eire agreed the same deal in August 2021.

“As part of the FAW’s strive towards equality, we are now proud to announce that together, our men’s and women’s teams have agreed to an equal pay structure for future international matches,” a joint statement released by Wales men and women teams said.

“We hope that this will allow future generations of boys and girls to see that there is equality across Welsh international football, which is important for society as a whole.”

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