Kenyan giants, Gor Mahia players were left disappointed by the team’s management. In addition, after being paid a measly Kenyan shillings 3,000 as salary for the month of March.
The money was paid on March 27 through Mpesa after the players had lamented that they were going through untold suffering. In addition, and couldn’t fend for their families.
According to Kenyan publication Daily Nation, the players were shocked to be paid such a skimpy amount by a big club like Gor Mahia.
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“As Gor Mahia players, we had talked to the team manager Jolawi Obondo so that he could approach the Chairman and tell him of our suffering.”
“The current state of affairs due to the corona pandemic has aggravated our situation and we were shocked that we were only paid Sh3,000,” One of the players said.
Most of the teams across the world are currently struggling to raise players’ salaries, especially in this period.
All the sporting activities across the world were suspended until further notice due to coronavirus pandemic.
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Maroons FC players also complained of unpaid wages for the months of February and March.
So far it’s only Vipers SC, KCCA FC and Wakiso Giants FC players who are assured of their salaries during this lockdown period.