- Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung insists his club are not trying to scam Gor Mahia over an overdue payment
- Kaizer Chiefs purchased Godfrey Walusimbi from the Kenyan side shortly before the close of the transfer window
- Gor Mahia manager Jolawi Obondo claimed that the club have yet to receive payment from Kaizer Chiefs and have received no feedback in the matter
Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung insists his club are not trying to scam Gor Mahia over an overdue player transfer payment. The PSL giants purchased Godfrey Walusimbi from the Kenyan side shortly before the close of the August transfer window.
Motaung was forced to make a statement regarding the matter after Gor Mahia manager Jolawi Obondo claimed that his side has as yet not received payment from Kaizer Chiefs and have received no feedback in the matter.
Obondo said all of Gor’s enquiries into the matter had thus far been ignored by Kaizer Chiefs. He said his club had tried various communication channels all to no avail.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Gor Mahia agreed to release Walusimbi before receiving payment from Kaizer Chiefs. The agreement was made to allow Walusimbi to be registered before the transfer window snapped shut.
Kickoff.co.za reported that Motaung responded by insisting the funds had been allocated to Gor but admitted there had been delays because Chiefs needed to comply with strict procedures governing international money transfers.
Motaung said the South African Reserve Bank had rules governing the transfer of large sums of cash through international markets which his club had to and would adhere to.
Motaung said the transfer was approved and finalised last Friday and should be available to Gor in the coming days.
Walusimbi’s signing was welcomed by local soccer fans.
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