After a sensational 2018-19 was capped off by winning the Asian Cup, Qatar's Akram Afif has been named the AFC Player of the Year.
AFC nations have discovered their opponents for the second round of Qatar 2022 qualifying, with Australia to face Jordan.
FIFPro vice-president Francis Awaritefe said changes must be made to the treatment of head injuries before a player dies.
Michel D'Hooghe – the chairman of FIFA's medical committee – played down the idea of independent doctors as concussion dominates headlines.
Having won the Asian Cup for the first time earlier this month, Qatar have climbed 38 places in FIFA's world rankings.
There has been speculation Qatar replace Felix Sanchez for the World Cup, but the coach is not worried about the prospect of losing his job.
Xavi correctly predicted that Qatar would win the Asian Cup to the delight of coach and compatriot Felix Sanchez.
Qatar were crowned Asian Cup champions for the first time after defeating Japan 3-1 at the Zayed Sports City Stadium on Friday.
Qatar forward Almoez Ali seized a piece of Asian Cup history with a magnificent overhead kick in Friday's final.
UAE argued that Qatar have fielded two ineligible players in the Asian Cup, but the AFC has dismissed their appeal.