Caps United Football Club players have not yet been paid their April salaries as the coronavirus-induced lockdown starts to affect the finances of Premier Soccer League clubs.
Makekepe normally pays its players right at the end of each month and the recent development has filled players with anxiety. NewsDay quotes its source as saying:
Players are getting worried because their salaries for April have not been paid up to now.
What causes them to worry is that it’s the first time that it has taken this long for them to get their salaries.
Considering the economic situation obtaining in the country due to the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus, they see an uncertain future.
They are used to getting their salaries at the end of every month
The Green Machine are one of the Premier League teams in commercial partnership with mobile telephone company — NetOne.
Reports indicate that Bulawayo-based Highlanders Football Club, also sponsored by NetOne, failed to pay its players for the month of April on time.