COVID 19 bites harder as Tooro United players go seven months without pay

DAVID GOMBE

Tooro United has spent seven months without paying salaries to it’s players. One of the players revealed to Swift Sports that,

We have gone seven months without receiving our salaries yet we also have to pay rent and other bills.”

I hope the bosses try to fix things around before football returns in the country.”

The bosses only sent us Shs200,000 to help us during this Coronavirus situation.” A player told this website.

For starters, in January this year, Tooro United players raised concerns on their unpaid salaries and also wrote to FUFA seeking for the rightful owners of the club.

The federation clarified that Smart Obediah and Spelito Ssesanga own the club with 51% and 49% respectively.

The administrative challenges have seen the club struggle in the league and they are currently rock bottom on the Uganda Premier League with 22 points garnered in 25 games.

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