Three big stars down tools at TTM

Premiership

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila's financial troubles have followed them into the new year after some big players downed their tools.

The troubled club is said to have crossed over to 2021 with all their 2020 problems after a number of senior players downed tools following unpaid salaries.

According to an insider, the likes of Mogakolodi Ngele, Lerato Lamola and captain Lehlohonolo Nonyane are some of the players that refused to travel with the club to Stellenbosch until their salaries are paid into their bank accounts.

Vhadau Vha Damani ended up losing that match 2-0 to Stellies.

"These players are not joking man, they want their money," a source tells KickOff.com.

"They are tired of receiving half-salaries, how are they supposed to make a living? They didn't return after Christmas.

"But the owner [Lawrence Mulaudzi] has promised to pay them very soon, so they are still waiting for him. There's a lot of stories in that team."

View TTM's signings at the start of the 2020/21 season

Contacted for comment on the matter, club communications manager Livhuwani Madzuhe says the three players were simply not available for selection, hence they were not part of the squad that went to Cape Town.

"Aah my brother, Nonyane is still injured my brother," Madzuhe responds.

"They were not available for the selection of the team. But they will be available for the next game. Ya the captain is still injured."

TTM host Cape Town City at Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday (17h00).

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