Troubled Gilport�s matches postponed indefinitely

House of hunger: Gilport Lions off the field problems
House of hunger: Gilport Lions off the field problems

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) yesterday announced the postponement of Gilport Lions’ remaining two matches before the Christmas break, following an impasse between some disgruntled players and the management.

The two parties are at loggerheads over some outstanding payments, which prompted the concerned players to boycott the last league match against Jwaneng Galaxy.

The players refused to travel to Jwaneng, leaving only eight players available for that match. Gilport Lions then honoured the match with only eight players, but the match was later aborted after two other players suffered injuries, leaving only six players on the field. The players are said to be complaining about non-payment of their October and November salaries.

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