Athletic Bibao’s Spain goalkeeper Ainhoa Tirapu is one of almost 200 women footballers planning to strike

Women footballers in Spain’s top division will strike this weekend in a dispute over pay.

Almost 200 players from 16 clubs voted to strike in October after more than a year of failed negotiations.

They are demanding a professional agreement that regulates minimum working conditions, rights to minimum wages and measures for maternity.

UDG Tenerife did not to travel for their game at Espanyol on Saturday and will not field a team.

The squad were set to fly to Barcelona on Friday, but after their flight was delayed by technical problems they decided to not to make the trip.

In a statement on their website