Nairobi - The financial constraints at Gor Mahia have seen the players boycott training due to unpaid salaries and allowances.
financial struggles that have plagued AFC Leopards over the past 12
months appear to have crept across Nairobi after Gor Mahia's players
boycotted training due to unpaid salaries and allowances.
The news comes as a major blow to the capital club, who contest the
second leg of their CAF Champions League first-round tie against AC
Leopards this weekend.
The squad are reportedly owed Sh3.5 million in wages and winning
bonus for the three Kenyan Premier League matches they have contested in
"All we are asking for is our pay. We understand the dire financial
situation the club is facing but it is also important that our needs as
players are met," said one of the players who sough anonymity.
"We have families to feed. We also have other obligations to meet and
that is why we are demanding our pay. We have players our part, now the
management also needs to do its part."
Gor chairman Ambrose Rachier confirmed the unpaid monies, but assured the players the issue will be seen to swiftly.
"It is true we are lagging behind in payments but we are making all efforts to sort the situation," said Rachier.
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