PSL star in pay dispute
Johannesburg - Clifford Ngobeni is set to take Golden Arrows to the PSL's dispute
resolution chamber in a bid to receive his salary from the Lamontville
The midfielder joined Abafana Bes'thende on an 18-month loan deal
from Orlando Pirates in January, but after only six months the club
released him back to the Buccaneers and immediately stopped paying his
Pirates have also refused to pay Ngobeni, with the Soweto outfit
telling the player it is up to him to battle with Arrows for his wages.
Arrows boss Mato Madlala claimed there is a clause in the
player's contract that states the club could return him to Pirates at
any time, but Ngobeni's business manager Rob Moore says that is not the
"The situation is that Clifford signed an 18-month loan contract
with Arrows and after six months they have reneged and stopped paying
him what they are contractually bound to do so," Moore told The Sowetan.
"Clifford has financial responsibilities, he has a mortgage to pay, and the club have refused to honour their obligations."
The case is set to be heard by the dispute resolution chamber this week.