Kada Queens Basketball Players Boycott Training Over 20 Months Unpaid Allowances

By Daily Sports on September 6, 2019

Views: 96

Kada Queens basketball players of Kaduna are boycotting training over 20 months unpaid allowances, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The protest is coming two days to the commencement of the second phase of the Zenith Bank National Basketball League.

Some of the Kada Queens players told NAN that the state government which owns the team have completely neglected them.

“We are not suspending our protest until we get paid our entitlements,” one of the players said on condition of anonymity.

“There is no hope for the second phase of the Zenith Bank league for us, because we have not received any allowance since last year.

“They are always begging us and giving fake promises without fulfilling any.

“We always do our best to make them proud during league season but we don’t get appreciated.”

Another player said: “Some of us are coming from distant places to play and cannot continue to play without allowance.

“Apart from our personal needs, we also have parents and siblings to cater for.

“We don’t trust the management any longer as previous promises to offset the allowances have gone unheeded.

“If the management value our welfare and the interest of the team, they would do everything possible to settle our allowances.”

The fear of most of the players is that the club management will not pay the outstanding entitlements once the league comes to an end.

Reacting to the players’ protest, Head coach of the team, Simsim Morrison, appealed to them to exercise more patience as the management was working towards offsetting the allowances.

“The players are right to demand for the payment of their allowances, but the timing should be put into consideration.

“I am appealing to the players to exercise patience as we are also looking for a good response from the government.

“We will always insist that the players should be motivated at all times so that they can give us their very best and make our job easier.”

The coach expressed concern that the team may not do well in the second phase of the league if the players refuse to return to training. (NAN)

•Photo shows basketball court 

Source Daily Sports

Posted September 6, 2019


 

You may also like...
PSG’s Cavani a Doubt for Man United Clash...

Murray & Williams Win in Blockbuster Mixed Doubles...

Paul Pogba: No problems with France star, says...

Echjejile needs strong competition for Eagles left-back spot...

Anthony Joshua’s team SHOULD BE ARRESTED if they...

Rangers set to replace Okpala with Ogunbote

 

Latest News Tammy Abraham Threatens Liverpool NPFL Stars Ezenwa, Afelokhai, Udoh, Others, Invited To CHAN Eagles Lobi Stars, Kwara United For Final Battle At Gov. Okowa Pre-Season Tourney; Rivers United And Niger Tornadoes For Third Place Match Adekuoroye Seals Olympics Spot At World Championships Hot Shot Sunusi Pledges Future To Nasarawa United Di Maria Shines As PSG Spank Real Madrid Champions League: Late Herrera Header Snatches Draw For Atletico Against Juve Lewandoski On Target Again In Bayern’s Victory Over Red Star Man City Ease To Easy Victory Against Shakhtar Emery Rests Ozil, Sokratis For Arsenal’s Europa League Trip To Frankfurt James Out Of Man Utd’s Europa League Opener Against Astana Pastor Ize Iyamu Watches As Dynamo FC Wins Maiden Edition of U-14 Competition Marking Celebration Of Nigeria’s 2nd Storey Building

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (45,872 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (37,859 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (36,461 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (36,107 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (35,088 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (34,993 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (34,583 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (34,102 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,697 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (33,120 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (30,856 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (30,851 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (297) Basketball (182) Boxing (567) Columnists (485) Euro Soccer Update (5519) Fans Assembly (4) From the Grassroots (54) Golf (76) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (4) News (5545) NPL Glo Premier League (1050) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (595)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media