Maheta Molango

Maheta Molango: No more material from independent review of PFA to be published

No further detail from the independent review of the Professional Footballers’ Association will be published, the union’s chief executive Maheta Molango has told members.The review, commissioned in 2018, is reported to be highly critical of the PFA’s leadership including its former chief executive Gordon Taylor who stood down earlier this year after 40 years in the role.Molango told PFA members: “The message we are hearing loud and clear from players is that you want the PFA’s focus to be on the issues that are affecting you right now.“So, reflecting what we have heard from members, the decision has been...
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PFA chief Maheta Molango earns praise for handling of football dementia issue

Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) chief executive Maheta Molango has been praised for his response to football’s problem with brain injuries by the wife of former England captain Dave Watson.Penny Watson has been campaigning for authorities to help out former players who have a neurodegenerative disease – a lengthening list which includes her husband.She has been critical of the PFA’s response to the issue but is encouraged by Molango’s handling of the situation since he replaced Gordon Taylor at the organisation in July.She said in a statement: “Much of my dissatisfaction has been directed towards the PFA and I have openly...

Two-year World Cup plan 'a source for concern', says PFA chief Maheta Molango

Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Maheta Molango fears a two-year World Cup plan risks damaging the game. The head of the players' union remains cautious over any proposals to alter the tournament's schedule. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, now FIFA's head of global development, is examining whether shortening the gap...