Sunshine players protest unpaid salaries

Image result for NPFL: Sunshine players protest over unpaid salariesPlayers and officials of Premier League side Sunshine Stars of Akure, have staged a protest in Akure, Ondo State, against the non-payment of their salaries and allowances.

They were joined by members of the state football development agency and players of the Sunshine queens who claimed they were being owed ten months salary.

The protesting players marched to the governor’s office in Alagbaka area of the town chanting various anti-government and solidarity songs to express their displeasure over the club’s poor welfare packages.

Some of the protesting players, who spoke with journalists, lamented that the inability of the government to pay their salaries and sign-on fees was responsible for the poor performance of the club since the start of the 2016/2017 season.

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