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Warri Wolves restores players' salaries

17 September 2014, 07:46Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Warri Wolves is now paying full salaries to players following recent delays.

According to club officials, the development was to motivate of the players ahead their crucial tie with Sunshine Stars on Wednesday at the Warri City Stadium.

Moses Otu, Media Officer of the club, said the club management restored full salary to those who have been found wanting.

“Management staff after watching training where everybody seems to be interested in grabbing a shirt announced that management has decided to restore their full salary,” he said.

Otu said the announcement received applause from the players.  

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Otu said management apologised to the players for the delay in their August salary and ordered that it should be paid before their match against Sunshine Stars.

He said management urged the players to put in their best effort in Wednesday's match to ensure the club returned to the top.

Speaking on the restoration of the full salary, one of the affected players, Achibi Ewenike, thanked the management.

He said the players could now concentrate on their game.

“This issue has been affecting me personally and one can now play his game with full concentration. A player can have an off form at times and that really happened but you can see that everybody is roaring to go now that we have put that behind us,” he said.

Other players also affected include Omoforman Freedom, Efe Yarhere, and Kola Anubi. They  also expressed joy at the management decision.

- CAJ News


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