Kenyan giants Gor Mahia FC may lose four key senior players due to club’s failure to meet players’ financial needs.
According to Nation Sport, the four players are no longer interested in playing for K’Ogalo and they are ready to leave the club at the end of this season.
The four-spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of being victimized while still under contract with the season yet to end.
They said that their decision would not change even if Gor Mahia secured a major shirt sponsor.
The players said they were fed up with Gor Mahia repeatedly failing to meet its financial obligation to the squad members and it was better for them to look for greener pastures.
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“It has been tough at Gor Mahia FC since the sponsorship of SportPesa ended,” they said.
“I can’t blame the club management for the current financial woes but as a player, I have dependents whom I have to look after. I have bills to pay,” they added.
They also blamed Gor Mahia officials for abandoning the club and leaving all the management burden to the chairman Ambrose Rachier.
Rachier has been struggling to ensure they are paid, however little money it is.
Gor Mahia FC has been financially struggling since losing shirt sponsor SportPesa.
Although they announced a new long-term partnership with global kit manufacturer Umbro the money in the deal is not enough to run the club.