Players of Berekum Chelsea are “playing on empty stomachs” as they are yet to be paid salaries for the past six months, ghanguardian.com has gathered.
Some Players of the club have painted a gloomy picture of events in the club, which even extends to the technical department.
The former league Champions club have only managed to win three out of the 12 matches played so far,and are lying 12th on the league log, a situation the players blame on the "lack of motivation in the team".
The said they are yet to receive any salary for the past six months while some newly-signed players are yet to receive their signing on fee.
“We are playing with empty stomachs. How do you expect any result when the motivation is not there?” said one of the affected players.
“I regret joining this club. Winning three out of these twelve matches is not good.Even those newly signed players have not been paid their signing on fees."
FIFA in Decemeber last year agreed to new proposals to allow players owed salaries, or mistreated, by their clubs to break their contracts.
According to the rules the players will be able to seek compensation after breaking the contract and clubs that refuse to pay will be subject to transfer bans by FIFA.
The players, who spoke on to ghanaguardian on condition of anonymity, lamented of ongoin that the internal wrianglings and powerplay, which has rendered Svetislav Tanasejivec "powerless."
Chelsea drew with Elmina Sharks in Week Three outstanding fixture at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday, a result the players bad.
"We should not have drawn agains Sharks if the right players were selected to play.
"Some are committed players, while some have been made to look bigger than others and this is affecting the team now.
"But the coach does not even have the power to select players of his choice, it is the big men who decide which player get selected or not."
Berekum Chelsea have been one of the floundering side in the 2017/18 and according to the aggrieved players, poor remuneration "will being about poor results."
By:Fiifi Abdul Malik/ghanaguardian.com