Gunners blame league delays for overdue salaries

Gunners players displaying the new kit PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gunners players displaying the new kit PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

BTC Premiership side, Extension Gunners have confirmed that they owe playing staff their monthly dues. The Lobatse side has over the years been one of the teams that had frequently defaulted on paying their players.

Responding to questions during a press briefing held in Gaborone yesterday, Gunners general manager, Ian Kebopetswe admitted that the club has delayed the payment of players for the past month.

Kebopetswe was however quick to shift the blame to the delayed league start. The elite league has been postponed twice. It was scheduled to start in mid-August but was moved to September 14, as the league office was still locked in sponsorship negotiations. The league start was moved to this Saturday (September 23) after the Botswana Premier League and the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation penned a three-year P39 million sponsorship deal.

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