No pay for Hwange players

Chipangano coach Nation Dube blamed the draw on the penalty awarded to ZPC after Gerald Ndlovu had handled inside the box, while his counterpart and fellow Young Warriors assistant coach Saul Chaminuka was happy with the result.

HWANGE Football Club have reportedly failed to pay salaries for some of their players since March.

Sukoluhle Mthethwa
Sports Reporter

A senior player who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed that they were not getting their salaries.
“I have not received my salary since March and I am not the only one. The company is said not to be doing well.

“We are afraid to complain for fear of being chased away. We are also told that the company is failing to pay most of its workers as well. To make it worse, we are not told when we will be paid our monies. The situation has also affected our performance,” he said.

Hwange have struggled in the premiership this season.
The Nation Dube-coached side is on position 13 with 18 points from 18 games with only four wins, six draws and eight defeats.
Contacted for comment, Hwange chairman Joseph Hove confirmed the development.

“Most of the players have been receiving their salaries in time as well as winning bonuses, but we owe some players signing-on fees. It depends on the grades of the players because you find that even the senior company workers are owed salaries.

“We are up to date with junior players, but we owe senior players salaries for the month of July. Players are in a better position unlike some of the company employees who have not been paid.”
Despite finishing fourth in the Premiership in 2011, Hwange found the going tough in the league and had to fight relegation to survive last season.