Absa Premiership

Lerato Chabangu goes AWOL again

2019-08-28 10:56
Lerato Chabangu (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Baberwa chairperson Joe Seanego says Lerato Chabangu has gone absent without leave and will not be paid his wages if he does not return.

Chabangu appears to be continuing to have personal problems in his life - a situation that affected his long Premiership career.

The 33-year-old reportedly did not invest his money wisely and was forced to return to the family home.

He was handed a second chance with Baberwa in the ABC Motsepe League where his salary was revealed to be a maximum of R8000-a-month.

As such, Seanego says his career could be in jeopardy if he does not return soon.

He told KickOff: "Chabangu is not back yet. This boy gives me a problem you know. He is not back yet, I'm told he is coming back.

"But today I tried to call him and he didn't pick up his phone. But I will find him. I sent someone to go look for him and find out what's happening, but his mother said she had sent him somewhere.

"If he doesn't show up by next week Friday then I'm throwing in the towel. Remember that in the ABC we don't have contracts, but we told him he can stay here no matter how long, as long as he wants.

"Obviously not. I'm not going to pay him because he is not coming to work. He is off-duty. I'm only gonna pay him if he's coming back. I will send someone again to look for him. You see now it's like I'm forcing him now. But I'm gonna push him for the last hurdle if he doesn't come back it means I have failed."


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