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The former striker has now said that he has yet to receive any money from the Jangwani giants despite orders from FIFA to pay him.
Amissi Tambwe has revealed that Yanga SC has yet to pay him after they were ordered to do so by the world soccer governing body, FIFA.
The Zurich-based body gave the Jangwani giants a three-year ban on transfer activities after the Burundian striker sued them for failing to pay him 43.5 million shillings from login fees and salaries afterward. of his unceremonious departure from the club at the end of the 2018-19 season.
FIFA’s decision was approved on February 5, but according to the player, the club still has to pay him after the 45 days they were given to do so.
“Personally, I do not know anything about Yanga at this time other than that they have not paid me yet despite receiving a phone call from the engineer, Hersi Saidi and telling me to calculate the amount I claim, my lawyer did and sent the amount to them. but nothing new so far, “said Tambwe Champion quoted by Sokalabongo.
“As far as I know, FIFA gave them 45 days to pay but so far they have not communicated or paid anything to me, so as it is, they cannot sign any player until they have paid and contacted my lawyer to return the information to FIFA ”.
Yanga had confirmed receipt of the FIFA letter through media officer Antonio Nugaz, who came forward to urge the club’s fans to remain calm while handling the issue.
“First I want to remove the fear of the people of Yanga on the subject of Amiss Tambwe, the subject has been received by the general secretary of the club, Hajji Mfikirwa and will work for him”, said Nugaz quoted by Leo Viwanjani after the ban.
“If the player is supposed to be paid, he will be paid without worry under the sponsorship of Sportpesa and Brand GSM.”
The forward left Yanga in the 2018-19 season when then-head coach Mwinyi Zahera left him for the 2019-20 season, however, he left a debt of Tsh43.5 million, a decision that Cas ordered the club to pay within the 45 days from December 1, 2020.
Yanga currently leads the 18-team table with 49 points from 21 matches, while champion Simba SC is second with 42 points from 18 matches.