5 June 2017

No extra playing with empty stomach: how Ikorodu united FC are starving their players for six months now


No extra playing with empty stomach: how Ikorodu united FC are starving their players for six months now

A backlog of unpaid salaries which have affected the morale of players and a few staff of Ikorodu united fc have made them to cry out over the membership's inabilities which have starved them for months now. 

                                                                   Ikorodu player

Gamers of ikorodu united fc, move six months with out income

 Gamers of lagos-based totally ikorodu united fc have complained of the membership’s incapability to pay their salaries for the beyond six months.

The Gamer, who expressed their disappointment, instructed the information company of Nigeria (NAN) that the unpaid salaries had affected their morale and people of the body of workers of the membership.

They said that the dwindling fortunes of the membership of their marketing campaign within the Nigeria countrywide league (NNL) have been the end result of the high indebtedness of the club to its officers and gamer.

Nan reports that Ikorodu united was relegated to the decrease league after their unsuccessful marketing campaign in the 2015/2016 Nigeria expert football league (NPFL).

Ikorodu united became demoted after coming last at the npfl log with a measly seven wins, eleven draws and a large 18 losses with just 32 factors.

But, matters have persevered to go from awful to worse as Ikorodu united is now combating relegation from the nnl.

The Oga boys currently sit  from the drop region inside the southern conference of NNL that has 18 groups.

The team occupies sixteenth position with a paltry 3 wins, 3 attracts and 10 losses with 12 factors from 15 matches.

Complaining about the team’s plight, a dependable source said that the control turned into responsible for its precarious function in the NNL.

“the control has to be blamed; they're no longer paying and count on us to play with empty belly. We also have families who rely on us.

“it is a hard time for the membership as some of the sponsors have also withdrawn their sponsorship's. It's far particularly discouraging.

“the membership need to do something fast so as now not to guide the club to its extinction,’’ he said.

A player stated anonymously that he became being owed six months’ revenue arrears and that had affected his morale.

“currently, i'm no longer glad at all, i am indebted to many humans whom I've promised to pay after our salaries are paid. Until now, we've no longer been paid for six months, i am just coping with myself.’’

However, commenting on the players grouse, the media officer of the membership, Tunde Babalola, said that the management was running to enhance their lot.

“we will get better because the days cross through, the membership’s control is operating towards the fulfillment of the membership, for this reason, there might be development soon,’’ he stated.


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