K’Ogalo has been warned that they would not compete in the annual competition if they did not resolve pending cases with former coaches and players
Gor Mahia was cleared for participation in the Caf Confederation Cup after reaching an agreement with former coach Steve Polack and ex-players Dickson Ambundo and Shafik Batambuze to pay off their debts.
The above individuals had brought their case to Fifa, saying the Kenyan heavyweights had failed to pay them their rightful fees. In addition, former Azam FC player Kenneth Muguna and veteran goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch were each fined Ksh 1.5 million for unsportsmanlike conduct in their Caf Confederation Cup appearance at Napsa Stars of Zambia last year Season occupied.
While Azam chose to pay Muguna’s fine, Oluoch’s debts were not paid.
What does Gor Mahia say?
“We reached an agreement with all parties involved, for example we paid Polack Ksh 700,000 and agreed to pay him monthly until we paid off his debt,” said the club’s sports director Omondi Aduda gate on Thursday.
“It’s the same case with Batambuze, we settled it and made an agreement on how to complete the balance. As for Ambundo, we have confirmed to Caf that we will settle it after we have received our grants for reaching the second preliminary round. ” the Champions League.
“So we have the green light for the Caf Confederation Cup.”
What is Owusu’s verdict?
In March of this year Gor Mahia was asked by the Ghanaian Football Association to pay midfielder Jackson Owusu, otherwise they will be reported to the world association Fifa.
A letter to Gor Mahia, signed by association chairman Yussin Chibsah and addressed to chairman Ambrose Rachier and former official Ronald Ngala, made it clear that the player owed Ksh 2.4 million and a registration fee of US $ 10,000.
“I have nothing to say about Owusu’s case because the hearing did not take place,” said Aduda.
“As soon as we get a communication about the same, we will definitely pass it on to the media and everyone. But for Ambundo’s case, we were clear to Caf that we would pay him as soon as we received our 6 million Ksh.”
Originally, Fifa had written to K’Ogalo to explain or reach an agreement with the parties involved on how to settle their debts before they were allowed to participate in continental missions.