DAMES Justien Odeurs is quitting football after this season. The goalkeeper finds the combination of professional soccer and a full-time day job, too tough. This manifests itself in many absences due to illness at work.
The wage gap between professional female soccer players and men is still very large, too large. Consequently, ladies have to hold down a full-time job in addition to soccer. That combination is becoming too heavy for Odeurs, who has made the decision to quit at the professional level.
Odeurs is almost 26 years old and already quit last year with the Red Flames and at the end of this season with the ladies of RSC Anderlecht.
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