KOTA BHARU – The Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) today paid the outstanding salaries of five of its former players amounting to RM355,000.
Its president, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the payment to the five former players would be made via the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the cheques would be handed to FAM on Monday.
“KAFA has succeeded in settling the debt before the FAM deadline, July 31,” he told a media conference here, today.
The five former players were Ahmad Fakri Saarani, Amar Rohidan Muhammad Nazri Ahmad, Amiridzwan Taj Tajudin and Mohd Fitri Omar who ended their contracts with KAFA to join other teams this season.
On May 3, the media reported that Football Malaysia Limited Liability Partnership (FMLLP) chief executive officer Kevin Ramalingam proposed to FAM that points be deducted from KAFA if they failed to pay the outstanding salaries of its ex-players before May 31.
The FAM then extended the deadline to July 31.FMLLP is a private sector entity managing the Malaysian League from this season. – BERNAMA