Gunners players earn as little as P1,200

Tough times: Gunners players rarely get their salaries PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Tough times: Gunners players rarely get their salaries PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Interim Extension Gunners chairperson, Bonno Ngwamotsoko who stepped in following Bruno Masisi's resignation this week, says they want to prioritise players' welfare, some of whom earn as little as P1,200 per month at the troubled club.

Despite the low salaries, the Lobatse side has been struggling to keep up with payments, with players unpaid since February. Gunners, bottom of the Botswana Premier League, were thrown into further turmoil this week when Masisi resigned, joining a host of other committee members who dumped the club. Mapantsula were forced to call an urgent executive committee meeting yesterday where some critical decisions were taken.

Ngwamotsoko said a decision was taken to co-opt members to replace the departed officials. “We were able to hold our meeting yesterday with the remaining committee members where I was appointed club chairman,” Ngwamotsoko said.

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