'I'm not running from Jomo & the police'


Former Jomo Cosmos striker Clifford Mulenga says his decision to only return to South Africa next year is not based on his issues with Jomo Sono.

Following Mulenga and SAFPU's claims that Sono was ordered by FIFA to pay all the salaries owed to Mulenga, the Cosmos owner said he knew nothing about paying the player.

Sono in fact informed this website that he had opened a case of forgery against the Zambian.

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Mulenga says the coronavirus pandemic is what is preventing from coming to Mzansi and not that he is scared of Sono and the law.

"Oh no, I'm not planning to come back this year because I have decided to play Premier Soccer League football here in Zambia," Muenga tells KickOff.com.

"Plus with this deadly pandemic going on in SA, it's best I'm here where it's not so bad. Well, according to the death rates and infections we are better here."

Mulenga left his wife and children back in South Africa before lockdown when he returned to Zambia to continue his profession.

"I have studies to finish up and a woman and kids there, plus maybe I might just play there again," he adds regarding a return to the PSL.

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"[Laughing] How can the police arrest me for 'forging a contract'? Remember my brother, FIFA resolved that issue, not me. I took my case to FIFA, they looked at the evidence provided by me and Jomo Cosmos FC, and they found in my favour.

"He [Sono] had all the time and letters of demand to prove his case and he failed. So how do the police get to arrest me alone? They going to arrest FIFA as well? That man should just accept that he messed up and he lost."

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