Ghana Premier League side Elmina Sharks have rectified an error of commission which wrongly led to some players receiving less than their usual salaries.
The situation led to wrongful perception of the club implementing an unannounced salary cuts with head coach Yaw Acheampong interceding on behalf of the affected players.
Head of Communications for the club Anthony Sedenam has explained the circumstances leading to the errors and its eventual resolution by their bankers.
“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 Kumasi-based 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.
Sharks joined the Ghanaian top-tier division four seasons ago and have steadily performed against top level opponents.
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