Yobe Stars slash players, technical crew salaries by 75%

Yobe Desert Stars slash players, technical crew salaries by 75%

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The management committee of Yobe Desert Stars have resolved to cut down the club’s expenses following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sportsbay reports.

Rising from a meeting held on Friday,  the Nigeria National League side said players and technical crew of the main team will be receiving 25% of their monthly allowance while the feeder and Under-15 teams will receive 50% of their allowances.

This was contained in a statement signed by the chairman of the management committee, Hon Goni Bukar Lawan.

Yobe Desert Stars is the first Nigeria Football League club side that will be reducing the salaries of its team.

It will be noted that with the suspension of football activities across the globe, clubs in top leagues such as La Liga, Serie A, and English Premier League have begun to cut down the weekly salaries paid to their players.

Yobe Desert Stars slash players, technical crew salaries by 75%

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