The Nigerian Players Union which comprises of former and active players have decided to step into the ongoing disputes that has emerged in the Nigerian League concerning player salaries that has been withheld by some club owners.
Tijani Babaginda who is the Chairman of the players union has revealed the intention of the association to make sure that the matter is settled amicably according to allnigeriasoccer.com.
“About the intervention of the Players Union, it is between 2015 till date. They (FIFA) asked the union to compile names and clubs so that they can be able to send for them and be able to see it,” Babangida told the Lagos based radio station.
“Well, I was surprised when they (Fifpro) called me to tell us FIFA already are asking us to write them. We had already communicated with the captains of the clubs because we have a platform.
“We have already all the club captains to come forward and bring all the names and (owing) clubs and I I think we already have from Taraba United who said they have been owed since 2015 and we will send all these names we are going to gather to FIFA and Fifpro,” Babangida who was part of Nigeria’s 1996 Olympic Games gold winning squad, the 1998 FIFA World Cup and the 2000 Africa Nations Cup co hosted by Ghana and Nigeria further stated.