One time darling team of Professional league players in Nigeria, Kastina United is now the sharp contrast of what it used to be. The state club will is in the home state of the president of Nigeria, his Excellency, Muhammed Buhari, is the leading team that is owning backlog of salaries of players.
The team stopped paying their players long time ago before the COVID-19 pandemic, the last payment that was made was for the month of December which the players salaries were slashed by 50℅, the payment was done in April. The players of Kasitna United have been turned into professional beggars as they have to feed their families and take care of themselves by begging from their friends. The administrators of Kasitna United lead by Prince Badamasi Abdulssamad and club secretary, Sani Tinau has admitted that the team is owning but for arguably month of four months which the players insisted that they are been owed for a complete 7 months.
Other teams that are owing their players salaries include Warri Wolves whom their player Abu Azeez took to the social media to fight for his wages, Sunshine Stars and privately owned FC Ifeanyi Ubah complete the list. The case of FC Ifeanyi Ubah is linked to the unproductive period of COVID-19 pandemic will has limited the source of income used in piloting the affairs of the privately owned team.