Communications Director of Elmina Sharks, Anthony Sedenam has explained what transpired for the 65% pay cut and also revealed that the team has not taken any decision of slashing the player’s salary.
Speculations which gained roots and spread in the local media was news from the camp of Ghana Premier League outfit Elmina Sharks, who were reported to have slashed the salaries of their players by 65%.
Responding to reports of his side’s ‘outrageous’ salary slash, the spokesperson of Elmina Sharks Anthony Sedenam revealed on Kumasi based OTEC FM that there was an accounting irregularity that resulted in the 65% slash.
“Management has not taken any decision of slashing the player’s salary, there is no truth in those speculations. We (Management) got alert from the head coach, Yaw Acheampong on Wednesday that some players are complaining about 65% slash on their salaries. We quickly got in touch with the accounts department to find out what has happened” Sedenam told OTEC FM
“After our accounts department called the bank, they told us (management) that there was a discrepancy, so we instructed them to do everything possible to rectify the situation, according to the bank, those rectifications were done from last Friday to this Monday. It was an error transnational problem between our accounting department and the bank that supposed to do the payment” He added
“The team has not decided or taken any decisions to cut any player salary, whatever is due to the player’s, is what we are given them” He stressed
Story By: Bismark Kelly Koomson (Sikapa)