LMC Warns Wolves Players Over Strike Action

LMC Warns Wolves Players Over Strike Action

By Adeboye Amosu In Warri:

The League Management Company has informed Warri Wolves players  that their action to boycott training for two days is against the provisions of the League Rules and warned them against future conduct, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.

Wolves players refused to train for two days (Wednesday and Thursday), protesting the non-payment of their salaries, sign-on fees and bonuses.

The League body in a letter receive by captain of the side, Azubuike Egwuekwe on behalf of his collegues, and made available to Completesportsnigeria.com, wrote, "You will recall in our previous correspondence, we assured you that the matter of outstanding players' salaries and financial entitlements would be resolved as the Club had already been issued with the statutory notice to pay up or face sanction.

"And that you,  on behalf of the players of the club, pledged to adhere to the League Rules regulating such grievances.

"Be advised that the current actions by the players are against the League Rules and have the potential to not only undermine the regulatory process already commenced but also to bring the League to disrepute.

"Please note that we will not hesitate  to impose relevant sanctions as applicable.

"We therefore urged all players to adhere to the grievance  procedure and rules and regulations of the league, while assuring that players' welfare remains of paramount importance and that we are working with the management of the club to ensure this matter is resolved before the deadline contained in statutory notice."

The management of Warri Wolves have until 24th of October, 2015 to pay the players salaries or become liable to the initial deduction of six points, should they fail to meet the deadline.

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