Club Licensing fails to address pay disputes

Chasing elusive payments: Players are often sent from pillar to post PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Chasing elusive payments: Players are often sent from pillar to post PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The requirement for local clubs to acquire a license in order to participate in the Premier League was expected to go a long way in addressing unending player-club pay disputes.

But two seasons into the CAF-developed system, Club Licensing has failed to stem the tide with the Footballers Union of Botswana (FUB) indicating pay disputes are un-abating.

FUB secretary-general, Kgosana Masaseng told Mmegi Sport they had hoped the system will address the challenge. “We still think Club Licensing has not served its purpose from the player’s point of view in relation to payments of players. We still have teams, just in the ended season, that did not pay players for like eight months.

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